Category Archives: Colombia

Partner Focus: NOMADESC

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Solidarity in Action Challenging times such as these make it apparent what a unique organization CoDev is. We have incredible staff, board members, and supporters and, more than that, we are privileged to work with communities in Latin America that … Continue reading

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Land, Trade & Democracy

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CoDev & the Connective Project are excited to invite you to join us on September 21 & 22, 2012 to a dialogue about the Colombian conflict, Canada-Colombia relations and our role as Canadians. The conference will bring local Colombians and … Continue reading

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Canada’s first report on Human Rights Impact of Colombia Trade Agreement falls short

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On May 15 the Canadian government tabled its first legally mandated report on the impact of the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA) on human rights in Parliament. Rather than reviewing and commenting on human rights, the report outlines the methodology … Continue reading

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Indeed the Pedagogy of the Oppressed

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In December 2011, CoDev coordinated a Canadian teachers’ delegation to Colombia. In the following article BC Teachers’ Federation provincial executive member Rick Guenther writes of his experiences during the delegation. I can only begin to imagine life as a union … Continue reading

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Cordoba, Colombia: A dangerous place to be a union leader

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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 reading

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