UN Annual Report on Human Rights in Colombia

ABColombia welcomes the annual report on 26 February 2020 of the Office of the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Colombia on the human rights situation in Colombia in 2019.

The report of the High Commissioner, Alberto Brunori, focuses on the situation of human rights defenders, the use of the military in situations related to public security, the fight against impunity, and inequalities in the enjoyment of economic, social and cultural rights. It also assesses the implementation of the human rights aspects of the Peace Agreement signed between the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP).

The report puts forward recommendations to contribute to improving the human rights situation in Colombia.

See recording of presentation by Alberto Brunori, ahead of the UN Human Rights Council in Bogota, Colombia here