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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"


English / Spanish



"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  


May 2015


ABColombia launch new report:


"Civil Society Voices: Agendas for Peace in Colombia"


Download report in English


“Voces de la Sociedad Civil: Agendas por la Paz en Colombia”


Descargue informe en español


Launch event in Bogotá:

29 de mayo de 2015, 8:00 - 12.00, Hotel Inter Bogotá, Carrera 3 No 20-17


Descargue invitación aquí 



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May 2015


ABColombia Partner Tierra Digna win landmark decision in Colombian Council of State


The Centro de Estudios para la Justicia Social Tierra Digna (Tierra Digna) win landmark decision in the Colombian Council of State.


On 15 May 2015, as a result of an Annulment Action submitted by Tierra Digna, the Colombian Council of State, the country’s highest administrative court, suspended three executive decisions demarcating 516 specific zones as “Strategic Mining Areas”. 


Full story here

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May 2015


European Parliament vote for strong regulation

of conflict minerals


Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted in favour of a strong and binding law to tackle the trade in conflict minerals.


Ahead of this landmark decision, ABColombia and 156 other civil society organisations signed a letter to urgently call on MEPs to vote for a law to tackle the trade in conflict minerals and ensure that European companies do not benefit from and contribute to human rights abuses.



Full story here

 

Latest News on Colombia  

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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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