Compás Urbano

Compás Urbano
This measure was reported by civil society.
Describe the main features of the measure/initiative: 
The Compás Urbano Foundation (CU) was born in 2017 and is a non-profit organization that strengthens the value chain of the city's creative economy to influence the transformation of the metrópolis and of the individual based on the idea that culture fosters: 1) the full realization of the individual by promoting the free development of personality; and 2) the self-ownership of the individual as an autonomous subject of action in the construction of the environment and the city. To achieve the strengthening of the creative economy value chain, the Foundation has defined six action lines: 1) Integrated Information Management System of the creative and cultural sector in the Metropolitan Area of the Valle de Aburrá, 2) difussion of the city's cultural agenda, 3) Compás Urbano Observatory, 4) bringing together consumers and the cultural and artistic offer, 5) training of young people in cultural reporting and 6) articulation of organizations in the creative and cultural sector. The team of Compás Urbano is composed of five women and three are men and its offices are located in the city of Medellín. More information can be found at
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?: 
1. Creation of a virtual platform that is the result of the collaborative effort of 320 organizations of the culture sector of the city, and consolidates the cultural agenda of Medellín in one place (more than 9,000 events have appeared on the platform). 2. Consolidation of a virtual community of approximately 50,000 people. 3. Generation of an open access observatory for all citizens with three panoramas: ( a. Map of cultural actors: creation of interactive mapping and characterization of more than 600 culture agents in the city, classified according to the subsector to which they belong, their municipality and type of organization. b. Map of social actors: creation of a social map categorized according to SDGs and municipalities. c. Newspaper library: systematization and upload of a repository of more than 400 articles belonging to the culture sector. 4. More than 200 cultural and community city tours have been organized, managing to reach close to 1,800 citizens and tourists. 5. Training of 30 cultural reporters and sponsorship of 60 cultural organizations to strengthen their content creation process.
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
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