Today, 25th April, a National Strike will begin in Colombia, called for by various social sectors, to denounce the failure to implement the f commitments agreed upon by the Colombian government in roundtables following previous protests, and that have not been included in the Government’s National Development Plan (PND). Additionally, the Strike calls upon the Colombian government to fully implement the Peace Agreement with the Farc-Ep.
The socio-economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have deepened pre-existing global inequalities and increased pressure on people in vulnerable situations. This has had a particular impact on human rights and democracy cooperation between the European Union (EU) and Colombia. Although priorities have been redefined, political and financial cooperation for the implementation of the Peace Agreement