The International Office for Human Rights Action on Colombia

Publications

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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Peacebuilding

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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Open letter: public consultation on the revision of the “Handbook for Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment”

Call to European Commissioners for public consultation on the revision of the “Handbook for Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment” (2006) Several European and international organizations sent a letter to the European Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Mamström, and Commissioner Vice President of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans, calling for public consultation on the revision of the “Handbook

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