Category Archives: Human Rights

Take Action: Colombia, Under Surveillance, June 2015

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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. … Continue reading

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Honduras Free Trade Agreement

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Honduras deal: Another example of Canada’s poor record on trade and human rights. Excerpted from Embassy magazine (Wednesday, July 9, 2014), Bill Fairbairn and Tara Ward are co-chairs, and Stacey Gomez is the co-ordinator of the Americas Policy Group, a … Continue reading

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Women Workers Make Gains in Central America

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Excerpted from CUPE’s International Solidarity Report 2013-14, Executive Director Barbara Wood writes about the amazing work of CoDev/CUPE partners MEC. (you can find a full copy of the CUPE International Solidarity Report at their website) Shouts of joy and celebration … Continue reading

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Viva las mujeres centroamericanas! Viva!

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Long live Central American women! CoDev’s Executive Director, Barbara Wood is leading a delegation of Canadian Partners to Nicaragua and Honduras to meet with the women’s organization partners that work in the Maquila or sweatshop sector. She writes from Nicaragua.

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CoDev partner, MEC Recognised for Outstanding Work

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The Nicaraguan women’s movement, MEC was selected by the BC Council for International Cooperation to receive the 2013 International Award of Leadership recognising leadership, collaboration, and innovation in their field.

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