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News - 2021-01-28

Civil society re-thinking civic spaces (in Spanish)

En Octubre de 2020, la Oficina Regional para América Latina y el Caribe de ForumCiv desarrolló el foro virtual Sociedad Civil “Repensando los espacios cívicos”, como un espacio de diálogo e...

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News - 2020-12-07

Four years after Colombia’s peace agreement

The signing of the 2016 peace agreement, between the Colombian government and the FARC guerilla, drew a formal end to one of the world’s longest internal conflicts. What happened next?

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News - 2020-08-26

Colombia's other (historical) virus

Despite the 2016 peace agreement, Colombia remains the deadliest country for human rights defenders. Today, the concern on the impacts of Covid-19 is eclipsed by another virulent phenomena, making...

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News - 2020-02-06

A flame that goes out, an example that remains

Luz Perly Córdoba, the peasant leader who died the third of February in a car accident in Arauca, left hundreds of memories of her peasant work. These are the memories of her legacy of love and...

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Story - 2019-12-16

STRENGTHENING YOUTH IN COLOMBIA THROUGH MEDIA

Young people in Colombia are struggling with high levels of unemployment, violence, and difficulties to get their voices heard. Despite this, many of them believe in local engagement and education as...

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Report - 2019-05-14

Annual report 2018 out now!

2018 was a year of turmoil and contradictions. Liberal democracy was challenged in many parts of the world while authoritarian forces gained ground.

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Story - 2019-03-03

Women change the world: Colombia

Women’s rights are human rights! Unfortunately the obvious statement is far from reality. Still in 2019 women face systematic discrimination of their rights and liberties every day in every country.

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Report - 2018-09-11

Peasant Schools for Peace Building

The Erley Monroy Peasant School is becoming a valuable instrument to qualify and increase the legitimacy of the peasant reserve zones as a useful territorial development model for peacebuilding in...

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Report - 2018-05-28

Annual Report 2017 out now!

Read about Forum Syd's support to civil society to strengthen human rights and the civic space.