Category Archives: Canada

Annual General Meeting

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Join us Wednesday, September 11th for our 2019 Annual General Meeting, meet our staff, and learn about the successes and challenges facing our partners in Latin America. Wednesday, September 11th at 6:30 pm (doors at 6:15) Maritime Labour Centre 1880 … Continue reading

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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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Urgent Action: Colombia, Abuse of Force Against Protestors

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CALL ON COLOMBIAN PRESIDENT IVAN DUQUE TO CEASE MILITARY ACTIONS AGAINST INDIGENOUS PROTESTORS IN THE CAUCA REGION

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Take Action: Attack on Guatemalan Women’s Sector

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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 … Continue reading

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