Category Archives: Human RightsMay 17, 2012
In response to several recent human rights violations in Honduras including the assassination of journalist and gay rights activist, Erick Martinez and threats to international accompaniers, Peace Brigades International has sent a letter to the Canadian government requesting that they … Continue readingPosted in Honduras, Human Rights, Inside CoDev | Comments Off on Joining the call against threats in Honduras March 1, 2012
CoDev’s Nicaraguan partner, MEC (Maria Elena Cuadra Movement of Employed and Unemployed Women) and the wider women’s movement in Nicaragua achieved a significant victory in January 2012 when the National Assembly voted to bring into legislation a Law Against Violence Against … Continue readingPosted in Gender, Human Rights, Labour Rights, Nicaragua | 1 Comment December 19, 2011
Guest Blogger Irene Lanzinger, B.C. Federation of Labour, shares a report from a recent CoDev delegation to Colombia. On Friday, December 2, Domingo Ayala, the president of the Teachers’ Union of Cordoba (ADEMACOR) walked into our hotel lobby. He was … Continue readingPosted in Colombia, Delegations/Solidarity Tours, Education, Human Rights, Partnership | 1 Comment December 7, 2011
“The FTA would deepen the crisis that we are living here because the FTA is synonymous with privatization and privatization is synonymous with unemployment, unemployment is synonymous with poverty and misery and misery is synonymous with loss of autonomy and … Continue readingPosted in Colombia, Human Rights | Leave a comment September 22, 2011
Thank you to everyone who attended our 2011 AGM! We hope you learned a bit about CoDev and had a great time. A special thanks to Rhizome Cafe for hosting us, to Carmen Aguirre for sharing some readings from her … Continue readingPosted in Events, Human Rights, Inside CoDev, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Carmen Aguirre to speak at CoDev AGM!