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Canadians across the country call for an end to killings of Colombian rights workers

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In Colombia almost 700 rights defenders and over 135 former FARC members have been assassinated since January 2016. Those killed include community leaders, teachers, trade unionists, representatives of victims and survivors groups, and water and forest defenders. On July 26, … Continue reading

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CoDev Exec Director Testifies to Citizenship and Immigration Committee

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Last December, CoDev Executive Director Steve Stewart, in his capacity of Co-Chair of the Americas Policy Group (a national coalition of organizations working for human rights and development in the Americas) testified to  the Canadian Parliament’s immigration committee on the … Continue reading

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CoDevelopment Canada in Solidarity with Colombian Rights Defenders and Social Leaders

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Vancouver, Canada, July 26, 2019. CoDevelopment Canada (CoDev) stands in solidarity with our Colombian partners and the many human rights and social organizations mobilizing today to demand an end to the systematic killing of social leaders and human right defenders … Continue reading

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Owen Williams – Remembering CoDev

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Since our beginning 25 years ago, CoDev has grown on the strength of people coming together in solidarity and commitment to work for social justice. From teachers nurturing student’s citizenship in Central America to public sector union workers in Colombia … Continue reading

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