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Members of the Colombian Commission of Jurists detail the situation in their country at a Human Rights Council side event on 16 March 2018. Photo: LWF/ Peter Kenny
21 Mar
Increase of attacks on human rights defenders in Colombia
UNHRC, peace building, Peace-building, peacebuilding, Advocacy, Human Rights, indigenous people, Minorities and Indigenous People, DWS Colombia, UPR
21 Mar
Despite the peace agreement between the Colombian government and the main guerrilla group, human rights violations continue. A parallel report assembled by the Lutheran World Federation and Colombian...
LWF/ DIPECO radio host Victor Linares on air. Photo: LWF Colombia/Nubia Rojas
16 Nov
A radio against disaster
DWS Colombia, Risk Management, disaster preparedness
16 Nov
“Alerta Comunidad” in Colombia educates about risk management and reduction
A sticker advises that weapons are not carried in the vehicle. Photo: ACT Alliance
26 Aug
“Cherish the vision of a lasting peace in Colombia”
Peace deal, Colombia, DWS Colombia
26 Aug
LWF welcomes conclusion of peace negotiations in Colombia
People in Colombia watch the news announcing the peace agreement. Photo: Diego Loaiza
29 Jun
“Share the hope”
DWS Colombia, Peace
29 Jun
LWF and DiPAZ express joy at Colombia peace agreement
Colombian women have learnt how to demand their human rights, through AMAR. Photo: LWF Colombia
8 Dec
Human Rights Day: the long struggle to protect human rights in Colombia
DWS Colombia, Human Rights Day
8 Dec
Human Rights Day throws light on abuses in Colombia
LWF World Service team visiting remote rural communities who have been affected by the conflict in Colombia. Photo: LWF Colombia
14 Jul
Calling for a ceasefire in Colombia
conflict, Peace, DWS Colombia
14 Jul
Open letter to conflict parties during Havana peace talks
Farming professional discusses the importance of working with communities in designing projects.  Photo:  LWF Columbia
16 Jun
LWF Colombia held up as example of high quality aid
DWS Colombia, Core Humanitarian Standard
16 Jun
New global standards expected to bring about greater accountability