In Colombia almost 700 rights defenders and over 135 former FARC members have been assassinated since January 2016. (more…)
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…)
Vancouver, Canada, July 26, 2019. CoDevelopment Canada (CoDev) stands in solidarity with our Colombian partners (more…)
CALL ON COLOMBIAN PRESIDENT IVAN DUQUE TO CEASE MILITARY ACTIONS AGAINST INDIGENOUS PROTESTORS IN THE CAUCA REGION
CoDevelopment Canada is alarmed by a break-in that took place early on March 8 at the Women’s Sector’s offices in Guatemala City.
Sensitive information, such as accounting documents and files on women’s organizations in Guatemala, were stolen. As well, the assailants took the Sector’s computers and other equipment, while other materials were destroyed. Paradoxically the organization’s cash box remained untouched. (more…)