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For the 13th year, World Resources Institute will host Stories to Watch, an event looking at the big stories that will shape the world in the coming year. Dr. Andrew Steer, president & CEO, World Resources Institute, will offer his views on the major economic, social, environment and development issues for 2016.

From Mobility to Access for All: Expanding Urban Transportation Choices in the Global South

Many cities are experiencing a decline in access to jobs, services and people due to a confluence of two trends: rapid urbanization and motorization. Lack of access afflicts both low-income communities scattered throughout the city and low- to medium-income people living in suburbs and...

World Resources Institute is celebrating urban transformation at its Courage to Lead Dinner on April 10 at The Shed, the new arts and culture venue at Hudson Yards in New York City. Renowned real estate developer and philanthropist Stephen M. Ross will announce the first-ever winner of the WRI Ross Prize for Cities, chosen from among 200 projects transforming cities around the globe.

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Medellín, Colombia llegó a ser la capital de asesinatos del mundo cuando la explosión global del comercio de drogas en los años 80 elevó los niveles de crimen en la ciudad, y la sumergió en un estado de continua ilegalidad. Las comunidades en los barrios más pobres adyacentes al Valle de Aburrá estaban en las líneas de fuego de la violencia y el caos.

Hoy en día, Medellín es otra ciudad.

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