Two social leaders i Colombia murdered
Norwegian People’s Aid strongly condemn the assassination of Teófilo Manuel Acuña Forero and Jorge Alberto Tafur Acuña, two higly respected social leaders from the Dos Ríos region
Tender announcement: Evaluation of NPA’s peace related work in Colombia
Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) hereby invites interested tenders to submit a proposal for the evaluation of NPA’s peace related work in Colombia.
Two months of national strike and protests in Colombia
The almost two months long national strike, with numerous blockades and protests, seem to have changed the public opinion in Colombia.
Leader of NPA partner, the National Organization of Indigenous Peoples of Colombia (ONIC), Luis Fernando Arias, passes away from COVID-19
It is with deep sadness Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) receives the news that Luis Fernando Arias passed away on Saturday February 13th, due to Covid-19. We want to express our heartfelt condolences and solidarity.
Leader in Colombian partner organization released after 30 months in prison
NPA is very happy to announce that Julián Gil, organizational secretary of Norwegian People's Aid's Colombian partner organization Congreso de los Pueblos, yesterday 24.11.20, was declared innocent and released after 30 months in prison for crimes he did not commit.
Solidarity caravan in Colombia
The solidarity caravan, Caravana Humanitaria, is a tradition in which organizations mobilize to shed light on the hardship, crisis and violence dominating in particularly vulnerable areas of the country - areas that in practice are stateless and are tyrannized by various armed groups. The aim of the caravan is to attract attention to the problems local communities face, and to demand that the authorities take responsibility for the safety of their inhabitants.
Blog: Approaching mine action in a country rich in biodiversity
With more than 51,000 species of plants and animals, Colombia is ranked as one of the most biodiverse countries in the world.
Ex combatant aims to become a teacher
Throughout this article, we will meet Francis Patricia Gonzales Martin, known as Nana, an ex FARC-EP combatant who joined the Humanitarian Demining field and since then, has created a new vision of what she would like to become.