BreatheLife Member

Aburra Valley, Colombia

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Aburrá Valley joins the global BreatheLife campaign with a focus on reducing air pollution from PM2.5 particulate mater. The metropolitan area’s comprehensive plan includes upgrading SITVA, the public transit system; expanding cycling infrastructure; and promoting sustainable production in industry and agriculture. The metropolitan area is also strengthening its monitoring network and data intelligence to better track air quality.

The metropolitan area of Aburrá Valley recognizes that atmospheric pollution constitutes an important risk to health and the environment. We must take measures at all levels of society to raise citizen awareness and advance our commitment to sustainable development.

Eugenio Prieto Soto