Mayor Federico Gutiérrez Zuluaga on Citizen Participation: WCS 2018 Interview

Mayor Federico Gutiérrez shares about the importance of citizen participation, the city’s social transformation and hosting the upcoming WCS Mayors Forum 2019 in Medellin.

Paseo Bolivar, Medellín

A legal, equitable and inclusive Medellín

By Federico Gutiérrez Zuluaga Medellín is a fascinating city. Precisely, what makes our present so valuable is our past. After living through terrible episodes of fear and violence in the 80s and 90s, our society learned how to rebuild itself … Read More

Aporte de Medellín a la Agenda 2030

Our Contribution to the Achievement of the 2030 Agenda

Of the 231 indicators within the Sustainable Development Goals – SDGs – and the 200 outcome indicators that are part of the Medellín Cuenta con vos (Medellín Counts on You) 2016-2019” Development Plan, there are two indicators that are fundamental … Read More


Decathlon opens the largest store in the country

Decathlon, the French chain dedicated to sale and distribute sports accessories and equipment, will provide Medellín and the metropolitan area with the most complete inventory and innovative spaces for testing products also referred to as “testing areas.” In this store, … Read More

Medellín will have the first Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence in Colombia

With aims of providing the city the necessary tools to be a part of a new global knowledge-based economy and thus ensuring a better future for the citizens of Medellín, Ruta N has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with … Read More

RUTA N Invests in IRPA AI Plan to Develop a Nearshore ‘Pipeline’ of Automation and AI Talent on Demand

RUTA N, the Colombian public-private venture dedicated to the development of innovative technology-based businesses, selected IRPA AI (The Institute for Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence), to lead its first-ever Digital Americas Pipeline Initiative (DAPI), which will develop an AI Center of … Read More

Medellín, a special guest at the 10th Meeting of Leaders Comunitas in Brazil

The mayor of Medellín Federico Gutiérrez Zuluaga was a special guest at the 10th Meeting of Leaders Comunitas in Brazil. He spoke at the panel “Shared governance in the new urban agenda,” about Medellín’s best practices on social inclusion, urban … Read More

Medellín will receive the Ninth Citizen Security Week

Between November 27 and December 1, the Ninth Citizen Security Week will be held in Colombia. The event will be in Bogota and Medellín The event is organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Vice Presidency of the Republic … Read More

Por qué Medellín en Ciudad de México

Medellín and Mexico City to strengthen ties of economic investment

The event Why Medellín? and the Network Sos Paisa arrive in Mexico. The Foreign Ministry of Colombia, through the Embassy of Colombia in Mexico, supported the events of the network of people from Antioquia living abroad in Guadalajara and Mexico … Read More

Sinopsis and memories of the Medellín lab

From May 29 to June 2, 2017, the city held the first Medellín Lab, whose main objective is to share the Security and Coexistence Local Management Model of Medellín. The Model and its transversal axes were first approached by knowing, … Read More

Feria de las Flores de Medellín

The Flowers Fest Honors the 60 Anniversary of the Silleteros Parade

From July 28 until August 8, the most important festival of Antioquia takes over the city: The Flowers Fair 2017. This fair celebrates its essence around the Silleteros* parade, which represents the collective spirit of our cultural expressions with a … Read More
Cafe de Colombia

90 Years Growing Coffee for the World

The National Federation of Coffee Growers' 90 birthday is a milestone for the history of Antioquia and Colombia. Our department produces an excellent export coffee consumed by millions of people around the world. Its characteristic flavor and aroma put it … Read More
XII Congreso Mundial Metrópolis

Due to its innovation and resilience, Medellín was invited to the XII Metropolis World Congress

The XII Metropolis World Congress (World Association of the Major Metropolises) was held in Montreal, Canada between June 19 and 22. Its central topic was “Global Challenges: Metropolis in Action.” Medellín, an active member of the international network, was represented … Read More

Contraloría General de Medellín

General Comptroller of Medellin nominated for the United Nations Public Service Award

The Comptroller General of Medellín is nominated for the United Nations Public Service Award of 2017 (UNPSA) under the category “Promoting transparency, accountability and integrity in the public service” thanks to the Scholar Comptrollership initiative, which encourages young people to … Read More

Citizens of the world meet in Medellín to build Low Carbon Cities

INGLESSSSSS – El Foro Global de Ciudades Bajas en Carbono se realizará en la capital antioqueña del 10 al 12 de octubre de 2016. Medellín es la ciudad anfitriona del Foro Global de Ciudades Bajas en Carbono que durante tres … Read More