Throughout 2020, we celebrated the fact that in 1995, the European Conference on Human Rights in Colombia was held in the European Parliament in Brussels, which led to the creation of the International Office for Human Rights-Action Colombia (OIDHACO). Find in this article our analysis on why international support is still needed for Colombia.
Oidhaco’s 25th Anniversary Campaign Closing Event Wednesday, March 24th – 15h – 17h Brussels /9-11 am Colombia
In 2020, the International Office for Human Rights – Action Colombia – (Oidhaco) is celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary as a European network working for peace and human rights in Colombia. For 25 years, Oidhaco has been carrying out advocacy work promoting peace-building and comprehensive respect for human rights in Colombia, in coordination with Colombian civil
Alert on the fourth anniversary of the Colombian Peace Agreement. The humanitarian situation is deteriorating, and the peace process is not moving forwards.
The 24 November marks four years since the Peace Agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (The Agreement) was signed in the Teatro Colón in Bogotá. The Agreement seeks to bring an end to the armed conflict which lasted for 52 years and left more than 8
The Oidhaco General Assembly calls for guarantees for peaceful public demonstration in light of the Social and Community March
The Oidhaco General Assembly calls for guarantees for peaceful public demonstration in light of the Social and Community March in South-Western Colombia for the defence of life, territory, democracy and peace (La Minga), set to take place on 10 October 20 On 7 and 8 October 2020, the Oidhaco network of 35 European and international
International civil society organisations reject the excessive use of firearms and police abuse in the city of Bogotá that caused the death of 13 persons and 400 injured, 72 of them with firearms, and 3 women sexually harassed The Cooperation Space for Peace, the International Office for Human Rights – Action Colombia, and the civil society
Public Statement: Oidhaco strongly condemns the violent actions and the serious deterioration of the humanitarian situation throughout Colombia
Only in August 10 massacres took place, 45 massacres ocurred in 2020. Ehnic minorities and young people are disproportionately affected. The International Office for Human Rights – Action Colombia (OIDHACO) strongly condemns the violent actions that have taken place throughout Colombia, the serious deterioration of the humanitarian situation and the security situation for human rights
Trade Agreement EU-Colombia, Perú, Ecuador: minimal positive impact on Human and Labour Rights, Peace and Environment in Colombia
Report elaborated by Oidhaco in collaboration with Catapa for the evaluation by the EU Commission of the Trade Agreement. Concerns have been raised by civil society organisations about the negotiation process for the Trade Agreement between the European Union, Colombia and Peru and its approval in the European Council and European Parliament. These organisations questioned
Members of the EU Parliament send out letter to Colombian President on the situation of Human Rights and peace in Colombia
Members of the EU Parliament send out letter to Colombian President on the situation of Human Rights and peace in Colombia 28 members of the EU Parliament have sent a letter to the Colombian President In their letter they express concern about recent news related to the existence of intelligence files, which reportedly appear to
Oidhaco and international organizations repudiate military illegal intelligence activities and ask public statement by European countries and institutions
The 25 signatory organisations strongly reject illegal military intelligence activities against human rights defenders and call for the truth to be established and for those responsible to face the legal consequences. Brussels, 11 May 2020 The 25 signatory organisations strongly reject illegal military intelligence activities against human rights defenders and call for the truth to