The International Office for Human Rights Action on Colombia


Letter from 40 MEPs to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santo

MEPs welcome this new stage of peace building in Colombia and call for the participation of civil society in it. MEPs also call for the prompt start and advancement of negotiations with the National Liberation Army, ELN. Dear President Juan Manuel Santos, We, the undersigned Members of the European Parliament, welcome the new peace agreement

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Oidhaco celebrates the signing of the final agreement between the Colombian Government and the FARC, paving the way for peace in Colombia

On 24 August 2016, the Colombian Government and the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia – FARC) jointly announced the signing of the Final Agreement for the termination of the conflict and the construction of a stable and lasting peace. Oidhaco welcomes this declaration and hopes that it will be the

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Oidhaco Welcomes the Announcement of the Public Phase of Peace Talks between the Colombian Government and the National Liberation Army – ELN

On 30 March 2016, the Colombian Government and the National Liberation Army (el Ejército de Liberación Nacional -ELN) jointly announced the beginning of the public phase of peace talks, following more than two years of closed-door negotiations. The headquarters for these talks will be in Ecuador, however sessions will also be held in Venezuela, Brazil,

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Oidhaco activities related to Peace in Colombia

The OIDHACO network of European organisations held its assembly on 23 and 24 September 2015 and at the same time organised several activities related to the role of European countries in peacebuilding in Colombia. Participating in the assembly were Colombian citizens representing different coordination groups of organisations working on development, democracy and human rights, as

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Human Rights

France 24 reports about Humanitarian Space (Buenaventura-Colombia)

International attention following the critical Human Rights violations in Buenaventura. Watch the reportage by Pascale Mariani, Juan Orozco and Fernade Van Tets (France 24). The reportage is followed by English analysis of Antonio Sampaio (The international Institute for Strategic Studies). Also available in French by Jean Jacques Kourliandsky (IRIS sur les Questions Ibériques)

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