Author Archives: Kirsten

OH&S Delegation Deepens Commitment

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CoDev’s Labour Program Director, Carol Wood, is accompanying a group of occupational health and safety activists on an exchange with our Honduran partners CODEMUH, sponsored by the BC Federation of Labour. April 3rd and 4th were the first two days … Continue reading

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Strategizing in the Cold

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Barbara Wood, CoDev Executive Director, shares the first of a 3-part report on Berenice Celeyta’s (NOMADESC) 2011 visit to Canada. The two of us turned the corner onto Rideau Street and were nearly knocked over by the wind. Colombian partner … Continue reading

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Partner to Speak on Human Rights in Colombia

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Human rights defender Berenice Celeyta says that international solidarity helps to keep her alive and able to continue her work. Celeyta is the founder and director of one of CoDev’s partners, NOMADESC, an organization dedicated to working with local communities … Continue reading

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CoDev’s 10th Annual World Community Film Fest!

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This post is from 2011 – check out information about our 2012 festival! On February 11-13th, 2011 CoDev is the Vancouver host for this amazing festival for the tenth year. The World Community Film Festival goes straight to the heart … Continue reading

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Take Action: Colombian Partner Faces Death Threats!

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In the short time since we sent you an urgent action on December 20th asking for letters to protest ongoing death threats against NOMADESC and other union and human rights organizations in Cali and the southwest of Colombia, several more … Continue reading

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