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Peace Brigades International (PBI) has carried out observation and international accompaniment in thirteen countries on five continents since 1981 and in Colombia since 1994.

2014: The first urban humanitarian space in the world

There has always been a constant presence of illegal armed groups in Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca. A latent fear permeates the streets, derived from the various forms of social control that these groups exercise over the local population. Continue reading 2014: The first urban humanitarian space in the world

2013: Humanitarian refugee in the Nordeste Antioqueño

In 2004, in response to a grave humanitarian crisis, over three hundred farmers from the Nordeste Antioqueño (Northeast of Antioquía) decided to found the Corporation for Humanitarian Action for Coexistence and Peace in the Nordeste Antioqueño (CAHUCOPANA). Continue reading 2013: Humanitarian refugee in the Nordeste Antioqueño