World Conference of Science Journalists, Medellín, Colombia, 2023

The 12th World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ) was held in Medellín, Colombia, and was a significant global event that brought together hundreds of science journalists, communicators, and experts from around the world. The conference attracted approximately 1,200 participants from 51 countries and included workshops, seminars, lectures, field trips, and networking opportunities on various topics related to science journalism and communication.

The conference was unique in that it was the first time the WCSJ was held in the Global South, which highlighted the challenges and opportunities for science journalism in this region. The meeting took place at the Jardin Botánico, a 13-hectare forest in the heart of Medellín.