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Solidarity Works

Welcome to the CoDev blog, Solidarity Works. This is where we’ll bring you exciting news about CoDev’s work, the work of our partners and life in our world. Whether it’s stories from the field during a trip, or the latest news on an issue that affects our partners, we’ll make sure you are up to date.

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Holiday Open House

CoDev and Cafe Etico invite you!

Thursday, December 12

4:00-8:00 pm

260-2747 East Hastings Street

UnderMining Indigenous Rights: Pan American Silver in Guatemala

Hosted by CoDev, Mining Justice Alliance Canada, MiningWatch Canada, and Students for Mining Justice

Undermining Indigenous Rights: Pan American Silver in Guatemala
Wednesday, November 20
6-8 pm

SFU Harbour Centre, Room 2270
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
unceded Coast Salish Territories (more…)

We will not shut up and will not give up!

“If they attack one of us, they attack all of us”

On March 8, 2019, CoDev’s Guatemalan partner, Women’s Sector Political Alliance suffered an attack in the lead-up to International Womens’ Day celebrations (IWD). (more…)

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

March in support of Colombian social leaders, Toronto, July 26, 2019

In Colombia almost 700 rights defenders and over 135 former FARC members have been assassinated since January 2016. (more…)

CoDev Exec Director Testifies to Citizenship and Immigration Committee

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 causes of forced migration from Central America. We recently discovered  an online transcript of his presentation and, since the conditions leading to forced migration from the region have only worsened since last December, we share it here: (more…)