Human rights defender David Ravelo spent seven years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Today we look back on his case, 11 years after the declaration that led to his conviction.
We start the year with the arrival of six new people who will become members of our three different field teams. They have come from Italy, France, Spain and Canada to volunteer with PBI Colombia. Below, they introduce themselves: Continue reading “If a person can be non-violent, why can’t the world be non-violent?”
PBI Colombia would like to announce a call for applications to our 2019 Training Encounter for new field volunteers. Continue reading PBI Colombia Training: call for application
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
Peace Brigades International (PBI), Colombia Project is an international non-governmental organization that works with international observation and accompaniment teams based in conflict areas of the national territory. Our objective is to protect the spaces of action of the organizations of human rights defenders as well as of the rural communities in Colombia.
PBI Colombia (COP) is accepting applications for the vacancy of the ADVOCACY COORDINATOR FOR NOTHERN AMERICA. This person will be in charge of designing and implementing an advocacy and visibility strategy to raise awareness of the situation of the people and organizations which are accompanied by PBI Colombia. The new person will be based in Bogotá, required to travel several times per year to the US and Canada.
In addition to the application form, you will find included a description of the activities to be carried out, a profile of the candidate that we are looking for and the conditions of the job. Before sending the application, please make sure you have read them carefully. Visit our website www.pbi-colombia.org to learn about the organization and its volunteer work in Colombia.
PBI Colombia values diversity and has a strong commitment to equal opportunities. Applications are welcomed from all qualified people. All applicants will be treated under equal conditions without discrimination of gender, ethnic origin, sexual orientation or physical disability. Given the high number of applications we receive, we can only contact those selected for an interview.
- Deadline of receiving applications: June 17, 2018
- Date for written test: June 21, 2018
- Dates for interviews: between June 27 and 28, 2018
- Start date: preferably July 11, 2018
Please send your completed application form along with your CV (maximum 3 pages) till the deadline to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: “ VACANCY: ADVOCACY COORDINATOR FOR NORTHERN AMERICA: (name and surnames) “.
This position is only for people who are NOT Colombian, in line with PBI’s international policies. We invite all Colombians to apply for vacancies in the PBI projects of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Kenya and Indonesia. For more information, visit www.peacebrigades.org.
Thank you very much for your interest in this vacancy of the Colombia Project.
PBI Colombia Project