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Rio Capital Energy Program
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Rio Capital Energy Program

To mobilize support for and commission projects ensuring sustainable development in the energy sector.

Strengthening the Women of El Alto (Bolivia) through Cultivation of Agricultural  Products
El Alto, Bolivia

Strengthening the Women of El Alto (Bolivia) th...

The project for self-sustaining agriculture focuses on local families and especially on the women who have organized themselves in almost 600 community organizations in order to take care of daily issues in residential areas.

Medellín’s Metrocable – Mobility as fundamental factor of integrated and inclusive urban development
Award
Medellín, Colombia

Medellín’s Metrocable – Mobility as fundamental...

In 2004, Medellín opened the first cable car as part of a public transport system worldwide. This gondola lift is supported by the municipality and embedded in an integrated urban development programme. It creates opportunities for the city's poor population and reduces marginalization.

Flood Information System of the State of Paraná, Brazil
State of Paraná, Brazil

Flood Information System of the State of Paraná...

The quality and timeliness of flood warning need to be improved in many places in Brazil. To achieve this aim a complex multi-level and multi-dimensional process is required. The State of Paraná in Brazil has undertaken such a process with promising results.

São Paulo Civil Defense Prevention Plan
São Paulo (state), Brazil

São Paulo Civil Defense Prevention Plan

The prevention plan includes different approaches to reduce the vulnerability of communities and citizens when landslides occur.

The social, environmental and urban recovery of the General Belgrano railway premises
Córdoba, Argentina

The social, environmental and urban recovery of...

The railway premises plan is an initiative of the Municipality of Cordoba, aimed at the recovery of the General Belgrano railway premises and surrounding public spaces through urban regeneration.

The Resilience Strategy of Montevideo
Montevideo, Uruguay

The Resilience Strategy of Montevideo

The Resilience Strategy of Montevideo is a strategic guide that seeks to prepare the city and its inhabitants, to face the diverse challenges that urbanization, climate change and globalization represent.

Metropolitan District of Quito Resilience Strategy
Quito, Ecuador

Metropolitan District of Quito Resilience Strategy

The city of Quito is preparing to face the challenges of the 21st century based on its adaptive capacity, which is built on social and economic inclusion, efficient urban performance and environmental sustainability.

Transit Oriented Development Strategy
Quito, Ecuador

Transit Oriented Development Strategy

A strategy focussing on social inclusion, urban regeneration and the environment is being implemented in Quito.