25 years in favor of peace and human rights in Colombia
The socio-economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have deepened pre-existing global inequalities and increased pressure on people in vulnerable situations. This has had a particular impact on human rights and democracy cooperation between the European Union (EU) and Colombia. Although priorities have been redefined, political and financial cooperation for the implementation of the Peace Agreement
Members of the EU Parliament send out a letter to Colombian President acknowledging the work done by the Regional Indigenous Council of Cauca (CRIC) and condemning the repression in the context of the National Strike
36 MEPs, of different nationalities and political groups, addressed their concern about the current risks for defenders of the rights of indigenous peoples, afrodescendant communities, small-scale farmers, students, young people and women, especially in regions historically affected by the internal armed conflict, such as the department of Cauca. They call upon the Colombian government to provide
The OIDHACO General Assembly requests guarantees for protesters during the National Strike in Colombia and sends alert regarding alleged use of excessive force by the state security forces.
On 28 April, a National Strike began in more than 500 municipalities in Colombia. Convened by the National Strike Committee, this protest brings together several sectors of the population. The protesters are criticizing the government’s tax reform bill, as they believe that it would lead to greater poverty. Moreover, they are protesting about the mismanagement
Oidhaco is the only Brussels-based advocacy network dedicated exclusively to working on Colombia; it focuses its activities on the European Union, its member- and other European states and the United Nations system. Oidhaco has ECOSOC consultative status at the United Nations.
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RT @ComiteDaniel: @JosepBorrellF @Sophie_Wilmes L’UE ne peut fermer les yeux sur ces violations massives des droits humains et environnemen…Read More
UE fortalece lazos con Colombia: cientos de personas asesinadas, cegadas, abusadas y desaparecidas por fuerzas estatales en protestas en 2021. Cuál es el mensajes de la UE sobre d...Read More
EU strengthening ties with Colombia: hundreds of protesters where killed, blinded, abused, disappeared by state forces in 2021 and progress on peace hampered. What message for huma...Read More
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