• March 2015 Newsletter – Now Available

    CoDev’s semi-annual newsletter is now available for download!

  • Travels Through Latin America – Part II

    CoDev Executive Director Kathryn Janzen is traveling in Latin American with Kelti Cameron, International Solidarity Officer from CUPE National. Here is Kathryn’s second dispatch.

    Day 3-4 (NOMADESC, Colombia)

    We spent the next two days with our other partner NOMADESC based in Cali, Colombia. (more…)

  • Travels through Latin America

    CoDev Executive Director Kathryn Janzen is traveling in Latin America with Kelti Cameron, International Solidarity Officer from CUPE National. Here’s what they are up to.

    Day 1-2 (SINTRACUAVALLE, Colombia)

    This past week I had the opportunity to travel with Kelti Cameron from CUPE National, to visit our partner SINTRACUAVALLE in Cali, Colombia. (more…)

  • Café Etico: Triumph and Adversity

    When you’re enjoying a delicious cup of Café Etico, it’s easy to forget just how much work goes into each and every coffee bean. Coffee farmers invest immense amounts of labour into their plantations, especially those dedicated to organic agriculture. (more…)

Building Partnerships for Global Justice

CoDevelopment Canada is a B.C.-based NGO that works for social change and global education in the Americas. Founded in 1985 by a group of activists who wanted to go beyond financial aid, CoDev builds partnerships between like-minded organizations in Canada and Latin America to foster learning, social change, and community empowerment.  These partnerships educate Canadians about Latin America and allow them to directly support the region. Such connections build solidarity, mutual understanding and ultimately improve prospects for a fairer global order.

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Take Action: Colombia, Under Surveillance, June 2015

Berenice Celeyta, Director, NOMADESC

Berenice Celeyta, Director, NOMADESC

CoDev is concerned for the safety of the director of our Colombian partner organization NOMADESC. Berenice Celeita was under surveillance by unidentified individuals after returning from a visit to Canada and the USA to expose human rights violations in Colombia.

Take Action now and join CoDev in sending a letter to Colombian President Juan Manual Santos to let him know that Canadians are concerned about Berenice’s safety and asking him to take action to ensure Berenice’s safety and well-being. (more…)

Transformative Peace: a proposal for Colombia

The conflict in Colombia is the longest running conflict in Latin America. It is clear that a Colombia without war is better than a Colombia with war. So the peace dialogues underway are positive but our Latin American partner Asociación Nomadesc reminds us in this video that there are different perspectives on peace. (more…)

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