Author Archives: Kirsten

Help CoDev’s partners oppose Charter Cities in Honduras: neoliberalism with a healthy dose of neocolonialism

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On September 4th 2012, the Honduran government signed a Memorandum of Understanding with MGK group to build the first in a series of so-called Charter Cities, or Special Development Regions (SDRs). This marks the latest stage in the Honduran government’s … Continue reading

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Building International Solidarity: Networking for Strategic Change

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We believe that international solidarity should be an essential part of any union’s strategic plan to make the world a better place for workers. On November 3rd join union members and representatives from local, provincial and national union international solidarity … Continue reading

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Land, Trade & Democracy

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CoDev & the Connective Project are excited to invite you to join us on September 21 & 22, 2012 to a dialogue about the Colombian conflict, Canada-Colombia relations and our role as Canadians. The conference will bring local Colombians and … Continue reading

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Take Action: Thirteen Colombian Human Rights Defenders Targeted in Death Threat

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Thirteen Colombian human rights defenders received a death threat on July 4 declaring them to be military targets. Among the thirteen are several people with whom CoDev has

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Canada’s first report on Human Rights Impact of Colombia Trade Agreement falls short

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On May 15 the Canadian government tabled its first legally mandated report on the impact of the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA) on human rights in Parliament. Rather than reviewing and commenting on human rights, the report outlines the methodology … Continue reading

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