Category Archives: Colombia

Recent reports on Colombia

Posted on by Kirsten

Trade union rights, forced disappearances and the para-political scandal In February and March of this year, CoDev was pleased to host Colombian human rights partner, Berenice Celeyta of NOMADESC. Her visit included time in Ottawa, Vancouver and Regina meeting with … Continue reading

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The warmth of Saskatchewan

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Barbara Wood, CoDev Executive Director, shares the last in her 3-part report on Berenice Celeyta’s (NOMADESC) 2011 visit to Canada. “When I told people I was coming to Regina in early March, everyone looked horrified. I want you to know, … Continue reading

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The courage of women lifts us all

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Barbara Wood, CoDev Executive Director, shares the second of a 3-part report on Berenice Celeyta’s (NOMADESC) 2011 visit to Canada. Amidst roses, pakoras and historic photos of working women, Berenice came on stage at the Vancouver and District Labour Council … 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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