They ask the negotiators in Havana to listen to the demands of women and victims and the parties at the dialogue table to declare a bilateral cease -fire. Brussels, November 21 2012. More than 20 MEPs from the European Alliance of Socialists and Democrats, the Greens European Free Alliance and the European United Left have
On November 5th, 2013 an event on Women and Peace was held at the European Parliament. In this session, the importance of the participation of women in the negociation, as well as in the peacebuilding process, was particulately highlighted.
General Freddy Padilla de León must be deprived of his diplomatic status in order to allow for criminal investigations. Berlin / Bogotá / Vienna, 2 October 2013 Today ECCHR made public a dossier on the former General Commander of the Colombian Armed Forces and current Colombian Ambassador to Austria, General Freddy Padilla de León. Therein,
Press conference – Colombian experts speak in Brussels about the social upheaval in their country. They also call for a renegotiation of the FTA between the EU and Colombia because of its negative impacts on rural communities, the environment and small-scale producers
Colombian Congress Peace Commissions come to Europe to listen to the Colombian community abroad. Brussels, May 15, 2013. While talks continue between the Colombian government and the FARC, with the aim of ending the armed conflict, the Colombian Congress Peace Commissions have held Regional Peace Roundtables in Colombia to collect proposals from society and transmit
This document presents key data and figures can be found on the situation of women in Colombia as well as specific legislation and mechanisms protecting them. Recommendations are made to the international community. In Colombia, as in other countries, women suffer violence and discrimination in all aspects of their lives. In 2011, 70,134 cases of