In their letter they express concern about the situation of Women Human Rights Defenders and the implementation of the gender focus in the Peace Agreement. 101 MEPs form different political groups of the EU Parliament sent out a letter yesterday to the Colombian President Ivan Duque. They are concerned about the situation for Women Human
OIDHACO regrets decision by some FARC-EP commanders to return to arms and calls for international support for those who defend peace
On 29 August 2019, Iván Márquez, accompanied by other FARC-EP commanders, announced via video message their decision to return to arms. In light of this statement, OIDHACO reiterates the importance of continued support for those committed with peace. On 29 August 2019, Iván Márquez, accompanied by other FARC-EP commanders, announced via video message their decision
21 MEP send a letter to Colombian President Ivan Duque and High Representative to the EU Federica Mogherini
In their letter sent on April 11th, the MEPs ask for implementation of the Peace Agreement between the Farc-Ep and the Colombian government and express concern about the situation of violence against Human Rights Defenders.
Joint press release from Oidhaco and Colombian human rights platforms for the international meeting on peace and human rights in Brussels More than 75 representatives from Colombian, European and international civil society are meeting in Brussels on 4 and 5 April to assess the serious human rights situation in Colombia and to alert the EU
High risk of killings, forced displacement and confinement of land claimants in the Bajo Atrato area of Colombia
Oidhaco expresses its deep concern about the presence of clashes between armed actors in the Jiguamiandó and Curbaradó river basins (Urabá region, north-west of Colombia). The International office for Human Rights – Action Colombia (Oficina Internacional de Derechos Humanos – Acción Colombia – Oidhaco) expresses its deep concern about the presence of clashes between armed actors
Oidhaco deeply regrets that the Colombian government has suspended peace dialogues with the ELN and asks the Parties to make progress on a joint agenda for peace building
The International Office for Human Rights – Action Colombia (Oidhaco) is dismayed to learn of the car bomb attack on 17 January 2019, for which the National Liberation Army (ELN) has claimed responsibility, against the General Santander National Police Cadet School in Bogota, and expresses its solidarity with the families of the 21 deceased victims and
The Colombian President must commit before the European Union to implementing the Peace Agreement and guaranteeing security for human rights defenders in Colombia
On the occasion of the visit to Brussels of Iván Duque, President of Colombia, on 23 and 24 October, the International Office for Human Rights – Action Colombia (OIDHACO) and the Belgian Coordination Group for Colombia (CBC) are calling upon the Colombian President to reaffirm his commitment, before the institutions of the European Union and
“How to protect people that defend human rights. Expert voices – the situation during the implementation of the Peace Agreement.”
Publication from OIDHACO and the Taula Catalana per la Pau i els Drets Humans a Colombia. Elaborated with collaboration of representatives of human rights organisations, the Colombian government and the United Nations.