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ABColombia is the advocacy project of a group of five leading UK and Irish organisations with programmes in Colombia: CAFOD, Christian Aid UKI, Oxfam GB, SCIAF and Trócaire. Amnesty International and PBI are observers.

 

ABColombia es un proyecto de incidencia política de cinco agencias Británicas e Irlandesas con programas en Colombia: CAFOD, Christian Aid UKI, Oxfam GB, SCIAF y Trócaire. Amnistía Internacional y PBI son observadores. 

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Publications

 

"Civil Society Voices: Agendas Peace in Colombia"


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"Colombia: Women, Conflict-related Sexual Violence and the Peace Process"

 

English / Spanish

 

 

"Giving It Away: The Consequences of an Unsustainable Mining Policy in Colombia"

 

English / Spanish

 

 

 

More ABColombia publications here

 

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Latest from ABColombia  


June 2015 


"My heart is heavy but my dignity is intact"


The release of Alejandro Cardenas Orozco is a grave re-victimisation for Jineth Bedoya Lima. The United Nations and Human Rights Groups have reiterated their concerns about the high level of impunity for conflict-related sexual violence against women in Colombia. 


Read full story here

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June 2015


Vacancy: Research and Communications Intern


ABColombia are looking to recruit two interns to work on a part-time basis from our office in London.


Deadline for applications: 5 July 2015


Find out more and hear from previous interns.


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June 2015


ABColombia signs Open Letter against censorship in EuroLat Assembly


ABColombia as part of OIDHACO (The International Office for Human Rights Action on Colombia) has signed an open letter expressing concerns regarding recent discrediting statements by Members of the European Parliament against the Colombian human rights lawyer Yessika Hoyos. As a result of the uncorroborated statements against her, Hoyos was removed from the speakers list. 


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May 2015


UN and International Representatives join First Anniversary of Zenu Indigenous Land Titles


The Zenú Indigenous Peoples together with ABColombia, Pastoral Social (social action section) of the Dioceses of Montelibano and SNPS organised an international delegation to the Alto San Jorge Resguardo (Reserve) to celebrate the first anniversary of the legal constitution of the Zenú territories.


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Latest News on Colombia  

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    May 2014
    European Parliament votes for strong regulation of conflict minerals

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May 2015

ABColombia Partner Tierra Digna win landmark decision on Prior Consultation

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March 2015

Former intelligence chief Maria del Pilar Hurtado convicted of illegal surveillance by Supreme Court

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February 2015
British MPs raise concerns about Human Rights Defenders in Colombia in letter sent to the Colombian Ambassador

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February 2015

Workers growing Valentine’s Day flowers face low pay and long hours

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February 2015

10 years since massacre at San José de Apartadó 

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January 2015

Palm oil cultivators sentenced for paramilitary ties and land grabs
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January 2015

Ireland hold debate on EU- Colombia/Peru Free Trade Agreement 
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January 2015

Royal Visit to Colombia



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