Category Archives: Latin America

Indigenous Guatemalan Activist speaks out about Vancouver Mining Corporation in Guatemala

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CoDev provided interpretation for Xinka activisit Luis Garcia who visited BC to speak about his people’s struggle to defend traditional territotires from Vancouver mining transational Pan American Silver.
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Colombia: Teaching for Peace, Working for Human Rights

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By Filiberto Celada (Human and Labour Rights Program Director, CoDevelopment Canada) During CoDev’s Schools Territories of Peace Canadian teacher delegation to Colombia, I took some members of the delegation to observe a pedagogical encounter in Monteria, Cordoba province in Colombia’s … Continue reading

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Colombia Delegation Learns Innovative Approaches to Peace Education

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  by Wendy Santizo CoDev accompanied a Canadian teacher delegation to visit Colombia and learn from the “Schools as Territories of Peace” project FECODE is implementing across the country. Our visit coincided with the celebration of provincial pedagogical circles encounters, … Continue reading

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CUPE Delegation to Cuba – Reflections

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During the week of November 10-16, 2019, CoDev Executive Director, Steve Stewart traveled to Cuba with delegates from CUPE National and CUPE BC. What follows are a series of “reflections” written by the delegates shedding light on their experiences and … Continue reading

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International Solidarity Conference 2020

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Forced Migration – Popular Education- Social Investment An opportunity for international solidarity activists from CoDevelopment’s Canadian partners to exchange experiences and best practises from their international solidarity work. Deepen understandings of the distinctions between development, charity, and international solidarity. Develop … Continue reading

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