The International Office for Human Rights Action on Colombia

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The International Office for Human Rights Action Colombia (OIDHACO), welcomes the appointment of Mr. Adrianus Koetsenruijter as the new European Union Special Envoy for Peace in Colombia.

Brussels, 23 April 2024 Subject: Welcoming the appointment of the new European Union Special Envoy for Peace in Colombia The International Office for Human Rights Action Colombia (OIDHACO), a network of 42 European organisations working for peace and respect for human rights in Colombia, welcomes the appointment of Mr. Adrianus Koetsenruijter as the new European

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Human rights platforms reject attacks against the indigenous peoples of the municipality of Toribio, Cauca.

The “Alianza de Organizaciones Sociales y Afines por una Cooperación Internacional para la Paz y la Democracia en Colombia”, the “Coordinación Colombia Europa Estados Unidos, CCEEU”, and the “Plataforma Colombiana de Derechos Humanos, Democracia y Desarrollo, PCDHDD”, condemn the armed attacks against the Nasa community in the municipality of Toribio, Cauca. In particular, are repudiated

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Members of the European Parliament encourage the Colombian government in a letter to promote gender policies and the implementation of the final peace agreement of 2016.

The European Parliament has committed itself to peace-building in Colombia, through the follow-up and monitoring of the implementation of the Final Agreement for the End of the Conflict and the Establishment of a Stable and Lasting Peace, and in particular the implementation of measures that incorporate a gender perspective and promote the full participation of

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OIDHACO and European civil society organisations make a request to the United Nations Security Council during its visit to Colombia in February 2024

Oidhaco and European civil society organisations from Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, welcome the visit of the Security Council to Colombia at a time when it is necessary to strengthen the processes that promote peace. We ask that the Security Council during its visit to Colombia, holds meetings with

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The Colombian Commission for the Clarification of Truth (CEV) presents its Final Report to European institutions

From Thursday 30 June 2022, Commissioners Carlos Martín Beristain andAlejandro Valencia, from the Colombian Commission for the Clarification of Truth,Coexistence and Non-Repetition (CEV), will be in Brussels. The aim of their visit is topresent to European institutions the comprehensive process of listening andclarification conducted by this extrajudicial institution, created after the signing of thePeace Agreement

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Public letter to the european authorities about their public declarations issued after the VII High-Level Dialogue and the XIII Human Rights Dialogue between the European Union and Colombia

Colombia remains the country with the highest murder rate for human rights defenders in the world. The record of serious human rights violations has even been recognized by the Colombian Government,  and there was an alarming escalation just in early 2022, with at least 19 massacres and 22 social leaders murdered.  In this regard, the

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