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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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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 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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Colombian Civic Strike Leaders Visit Canada

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In 2017, social organizations launched a remarkable three-week civic strike that forced the Colombian government to negotiate solutions to the city’s pressing social and human rights crisis. Residents literally shut down Colombia’s most important trade route. Many, many activists were … Continue reading

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