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Buenaventura: Displacement for a Competitive Economy

The Association for Social Research and Action (Nomadesc) has defended human rights in the port city of Buenaventura since 1999, when the Pacific and Farallones fronts of the Calima Block of the Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC) paramilitary group began staging incursions in the area, leaving a trail of crime, theft, displacement and forced disappearance in their wake, all the way from Cali to Buenaventura. Continue reading Buenaventura: Displacement for a Competitive Economy

Peoples’ Intercultural University: Towards a transformative, integral and participatory peace

For the Association for Social Research and Action (NOMADESC), education and research have been two transformative elements for resolving the armed conflict. Through its education strategy, Nomadesc has stimulated and accompanied different ways of teaching. Continue reading Peoples’ Intercultural University: Towards a transformative, integral and participatory peace