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The need to implement collective protection measures: ACVC

Prevention, Protection, and Security for Human Rights Defenders,[1]  is a program financed by the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation (ACCD) and jointly coordinated by International Action for Peace (IAP) and the Peasant Association of the Cimitarra River Valley (ACVC). In the framework of this program the ACVC, and three partner organizations (Cahucopana, Aheramigua, and Ascamcat), met with state institutions and national and international organizations in Bogotá. Continue reading The need to implement collective protection measures: ACVC

Between hope and disappointment: a summary of 2018

Two years since the signing of the Peace Agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrilla, the long process has begun towards the agreement’s implementation. Continue reading Between hope and disappointment: a summary of 2018

“In a defender’s life there is a reason for carrying on, a reason for fighting and a reason for living”: Irene Ramirez

“Being a human rights defender for me is made up of two important parts: supporting small-scale farming communities from my own experience as a farmer and being available to report what is happening in the communities. Continue reading “In a defender’s life there is a reason for carrying on, a reason for fighting and a reason for living”: Irene Ramirez