Despite the signing of the Peace Agreement between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in November 2016 and the efforts of the State and other entities to situate Colombia in a “post-conflict” context, the main outcome is that the situation of risk for human rights defenders, their organisations and communities, has stayed the same and in some cases has even worsened after the signing of the Agreement. Continue reading 2017: international accompaniment and observation during the first year of the Peace Agreement
During 2016, there were three waves of assassinations and attacks against human rights defenders, opposition leaders and social leaders. Continue reading The situation for human rights defenders turned critical in 2016
During 2016, the PBI Project in Colombia redoubled its efforts to respond to a changing and demanding context, shaped by the final months of peace negotiations in Havana between the Colombian Government and the FARC. Continue reading PBI Colombia in 2016: an example of efficiency and commitment
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