Category Archives: Colombia

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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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.

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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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CoDev in Solidarity with Colombian Rights Defenders and Social Leaders

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Vancouver, Canada, July 26, 2019. CoDevelopment Canada (CoDev) stands in solidarity with our Colombian partners

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