Lack of transparency and doubts on the real impacts and benefits of cooperation aid through the private sector are some of the issues that have been discussed today during a conference at the European Parliament. Brussels, 21st March 2013. The civil society networks: ALOP, APRODEV, CIDSE, CIFCA, COUNTER BALANCE, EURODAD, GRUPO SUR and OIDHACO, together
Civil Society in Brussels pronounce themselves in view of the First Summit between the EU and Latin America and the Carribean States.
“The networks in Brussels reiterate their call for a change of direction towards an equitable integration of peoples, and the emergence of a global financial architecture that protects the rights of citizens” Brussels, 28 January 2013. The Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin America and Caribbean States (CELAC), the European Union
Document of analysis in which the current situation of land, a central issue within the conflict, is described. It presents issues such as land concentration; land restitution policy; and current policy on development and trade. Colombia is a country with a high level of land concentration, which is under-used for agricultural purposes. This concentration is due
According to studies by the London School of Economics “the two Agreementslack mechanisms for monitoring and enforcing Human Rights” The European Parliament has prioritised trade over human rights and sustainable development today in a vote that brings into force two agreements between the European Union and Central America, and Colombia and Peru. The agreements will
Many of the elements and actions presented in the Action Plan as “results” or “measures” should not be considered as such. Analysis of the arguments presented by the Colmbian government.
The Committee on International Trade did not listen to more than 160 rural communities and NGOs in Europe and Latin America who asked them not to ratify the EU-Colombia and Peru Free Trade Agreement More than 160 NGOs and communities in Europe and Latin America have sent a letter to the European Parliament Committee on
Brief overview o the legislative procedure in the European Parliament COMMENTS TO THE ACTION PLAN PRESENTED BY COLOMBIA
Today, a petition was addressed to the European Parliament by Latin American and European organizations, networks and communities not to ratify these trade agreements. Today, a petition was addressed to the European Parliament by Latin American and European organizations, networks and communities not to ratify these trade agreements.
European Policy on Colombia The 23 May 2008, in Paris and simultaneously to its general assembly, OIDHACO presented to the press its recommendations on Colombia for the Slovenian and French Presidencies of the European Union (EU). The 23 May 2008, in Paris and simultaneously to its general assembly, OIDHACO presented to the press its recommendations
The Road Map requested in order to guarantee the protection of labor rights, the environment, and human rights does not respond to the concerns raised by European, Colombian, and Peruvian civil society. Today, on the 13th of June, it was put forth in the plenary of the European Parliament (EP) the resolution to ask Colombia