P

Postcard from Medellin, Part 2: Are we better off being better off?

on May 15, 2014 by Sven Eberlein News and Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , with 0 comments
medellín_026a

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
G

GIS based crowd-mapping project wows international community during the Seventh World Urban Forum in Medellín

on May 12, 2014 by Ecocitizen World Map News, press release and Tags: , , , with 0 comments
wuf7_medellin-photo-SE_28a

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2014 GIS based crowd-mapping project wows international community during the Seventh World Urban Forum in Medellín A diverse coalition of public and private stakeholders demonstrates how on-the-ground citizen participation coupled with innovative information technology and powerful training tools can transform cities around the world. Contact: Kirstin Miller, Executive Director, Ecocity […]

Read more
E

Ecocitizen Map Project Slideshow: Casablanca, Cairo and Medellín

on May 5, 2014 by Ecocitizen World Map News and Tags: , , , , , , with 2 comments
Casa_class-DR

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
P

Postcard from Medellín: A Big WUF for Urban Equity

on April 18, 2014 by Sven Eberlein News and Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , with 0 comments
wuf7_by-sven-eberlein_051

“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
E

Ecocitizen World Map Project to Launch at World Urban Forum in Medellín

on March 27, 2014 by Ecocitizen World Map News and Tags: , , , with 0 comments
wuf7_by-sven-eberlein_001

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2014 Ecocitizen World Map Project to Launch at World Urban Forum in Medellín International collaboration delivers tools for sustainable urban development and links community crowdsourced information to national, regional, and global data sets. Medellín, Colombia – A coalition of international partners announced today the launch of the Ecocitizen World Map […]

Read more
E

EcoCitizen World Map team getting ready for WUF7 in Medellín

on March 17, 2014 by Ecocitizen World Map News and Tags: , with 0 comments
wuf7_by-sven-eberlein_063

We are looking forward to presenting the Ecocitizen World Map Project at UN HABITAT’s City Changer forum and the Esri Pavilion during the upcoming World Urban Forum in Medellín, Colombia. (Ecocity Builders is a Lead Partner of UN HABITAT’s World Urban Campaign.) The City of Medellin is a pilot project under the Ecocitizen World Map […]

Read more