UNESCO Chair on Sustainability at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, is the second oldest UNESCO Chair worldwide, and is the node coordinator of the UNESCOSOST network.
The Colombian node office was formed by the alliance with Tecnológico de Antioquia (TdeA) University Institution in 2008. Is the oldest node of UNESCOSost in Latin America.
The node in Brazil is provisionally created in 2012 by IGEO from the Universidade Federal da Bahia in Salvador, Bahia. In November 2013, was established as a formal node of UNESCOSost.
The Sustainability Measurement and Modeling Lab (SUMMLab) is a multidisciplinary research group established in 2011, involved in measuring and modeling the many facets of the sustainability science.
El IDIGER (Antes FOPAE), en conjunto con el Jardín Botánico de Bogotá, el Tecnológico de Antioquia y la Cátedra UNESCOSOST, tienen antecedentes de trabajo conjunto en el Parque de Protección por Riesgos de Altos de la Estancia y su área de influencia, donde exitosamente, se llevaron a cabo una serie de acciones socio ambientales que contribuyeron a la recuperación y apropiación del territorio.
The project Strengthening Participatory Local Development and Adaptive Capacities of Vulnerable communities in Medellín. To Moravia’s Experience at Ecoparque Camposanto Villatina is constituted as a demonstrative experience that aims to help in similar processes in other areas of Latin America.
RESURBE is an interdisciplinary and multi-sectorial open working platform facilitating the exchange of knowledge and dialogue between actors involved in the urban and regional transformation. RESURBE aims to promote the systemic transition for cities based on co-evolution and social innovation, through just and inclusive participatory processes.
Recycling the City Talks, annual cycle for the exchange and dissemination of ideas and experiences of transformation in different spheres of everyday life in cities.
REAGRITECH aims to demonstrate a method for recycling water resources at parcel scale, in order to optimize the resources for its best use in the ecosystem and therefore achieve a sustainable and integrated river basin, by improving the chemical characteristics of the reused water and, therefore improve the natural environment surrounding them.
Participatory social and environmental recovery in the zone of soil protection, in the risk sector of Altos de la Estancia, City of Ciudad Bolivar, Bogota, Colombia.
The " Recycling City Network, Rethinking the Transformation of Cities ( RECNET ) "currently comprises more than 90 organizations from 11 countries, founded with the purpose of finding the collaboration of key stakeholders in re- thinking the transformation of cities for a sustainable transition to a more resilient socio-ecological systems.
The Environmental Restoration Plan of the Morro de Moravia is within the framework of the Moravia Macro Project for socio-economic and environmental recovery of the area, executed by the Mayor of Medellín and the AMVA. It aims to solve the environmental problem caused by polluted effluents (leachate) from municipal solid waste found in this old dump of Medellin, through the implementation and use of sustainable natural treatment technologies: Buffer Strips and Constructed Wetlands.
Water Footprint Assessment in the river Porce basin, led by the Centro de Ciencia y Tecnología de Antioquia (CTA), and to be part of the initiative of Colombia SuizAgua from the Switzerland Agency for Development and Cooperation (COSUDE).
The "Water that removes hunger" exhibition is composed of two parts: "Hungry Market: Open 24 hours" of the NGO Action Against Hunger and "Water for food: sustainable management of water and food sovereignty" from UNESCO Chair on Sustainability from the UPC, in an exhibition space of 250 square meters.
The RIARTAS network is formed by a group of researchers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Spain and Portugal, who work in a collaborative environment to promote the development of activities aimed at environmental remediation.