Aerial view of a favela in Medellin, Colombia © UN-Habitat

  • Total value of UN-Habitat investments (2008-2013): US$ 6,585,804
  • Total number of UN-Habitat projects (2008-2013): 10 projects
  • Main donors: Secretaria Distrital de Desarrollo Economico (SDDE), ECOPETROL, ISVIMED, Departamento Nacional de Planeación–DNP, FOPAE, Secretaría de Medio Ambiente, FINDETER, CAF, APC, ANSPE, ICBF, AMVA.
  • Implementing partners: municipalities, government ministries and institutions, civic associations, Association of Colombian Capital Cities (Asociación de Ciudades Capitales de Colombia-ACCC), and financial institutions

Colombia is a country with more than 45 million people and with an urban population of about 75%. Cities in Colombia face great challenges related to the rapid urban growth. Some issues such as social inequality, unsustainable resources management, big development and security gaps inside urban areas, pose a great number of challenges for the cities.

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UN-Habitat projects in Colombia

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