Peace and human rights in Colombia

Welcome to an encounter with first-hand testimony and analysis on the current situation with awarded human rights defenders from Colombia.

What is the current status and future of the peace process? How are human rights defenders and civil society working to support the peace process? How is human rights work possible – when human rights defenders are murdered and attacked?

Time: May 20th at 14.00-15.30 Place: Fredens Hus, Uppsala Slott

Language: Spanish with English translation

A unique opportunity to meet the winners of the Colombian National Human Rights Award:

Germán Graciano Posso, legal representative and Internal Council member of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó in the Department of Antioquia.

Isabel Zuleta, representant of Movimiento Ríos Vivos Antioquia, a socio-environmental organisation from the Department of Antioquia.

Dolis Estela Valencia, representant of The Governing Board of the Black/Afro-Descendant Community Council of Alto Mira and Frontera that defends the rights of the black/Afro-Colombian people in the municipality of Tumaco in the Department of Nariño.

The price is awarded by The Church of Sweden and Diakonia with the support of the Swedish Embassy in Colombia.

OBS: seminariet hålls på spanska med engelsk översättning.

När: 20 maj 2019 14:00 - 20 maj 2019 15:30

Var: Fredens Hus Drottning Christinas väg 1a, / Uppsala

Arrangör: Fredens Hus och Act Svenska kyrkan