Postcard from Medellin, Part 2: Are we better off being better off?
Postcard from Medellin, Part 2: Are we better off being better off? The desire to create comfort and security for ourselves probably counts as one of the most rudimentary motivations in the human reservoir of instincts. Building a safe nest is one of the impulses that not only transcends cultural boundaries but connects us to […]Read more
Ecocitizen Map Project Slideshow: Casablanca, Cairo and Medellín
See the photos from the Ecocitizen Team’s recent trip around the world – Morocco, Egypt, and Colombia – conducting trainings on community mapping. Also includes pictures from the World Urban Forum 7 in Medellín.Read more
Postcard from Medellín: A Big WUF for Urban Equity
“Is this your first WUF?” is a question commonly asked at the World Urban Forum, a gathering for, by, and about city people that was first convened by UN Habitat in Nairobi in 2002 and descended on Medellín, Colombia last week for its 7th incarnation. While the answer coming out of my mouth was always […]Read more