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FORTES: strengthening care and integration of internally displaced persons in Colombia
Caquetá Department, Colombia

FORTES: strengthening care and integration of i...

Strengthening support services, improving economic opportunities and facilitating integration of internally displaced persons in Caquetá Department, Colombia.

LGBTI public policy
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Bogotá, Colombia

LGBTI public policy

Promoting co-existence and respect for difference.

Medellín’s Metrocable – Mobility as fundamental factor of integrated and inclusive urban development
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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.

CUIDÁ: vigias ambientales: risk prevention through citizen engagement
Metropolitan Area of Aburrá Valley, Colombia

CUIDÁ: vigias ambientales: risk prevention thro...

CUIDÁ volunteers are trained in implementing sustainable emergency prevention strategies in communities that are vulnerable to natural disasters.

Bogotá Sin Hambre: Bogota Without Hunger
Bogotá, Colombia

Bogotá Sin Hambre: Bogota Without Hunger

Bogota, Colombia has used urban agriculture and farmers markets to help alleviate poverty and undernutrition while addressing ill health.

TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit System
Bogotá, Colombia

TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit System

The TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in the city of Bogota, Colombia provides residents with efficient and safe mass transit that encourages high ridership.

Zero Waste Program
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Bogotá, Colombia

Zero Waste Program

The Zero Waste Program aims to reduce waste and increase recycling by formalization of the labour force and the introduction of education and training programs for workers and the community.

Imagined Path - Camino Imaginado
Bogotá, Colombia

Imagined Path - Camino Imaginado

The City of Bogota’s project ‘Camino Imaginado – Imagined Path aims to improve social inclusion for inhabitants in the urban periphery.

SIATA: Early Warning System of the Aburra Valley
Metropolitan Area of Aburrá Valley, Colombia

SIATA: Early Warning System of the Aburra Valley

SIATA is a science and technology project framed in the context of risks associated with natural hazards, sustainability, and the development of smart cities.