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Support for diploma course for young victims of armed conflict in Colombia

Fecha: (8/31/2016 9:36:41 AM)

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Bogotá, Colombia. The third and fourth sessions of the diploma course “Critical Pedagogy as a Transformational Possibility in the Context of Violence,” aimed at young victims of the armed conflict in Colombia, took place August 6, 2016.

Carlos Mendieta, Academic Coordinator of the IIHR Office in Colombia directed both sessions, which analyzed human rights as a political tool for young people’s organizations to transform the contexts of violence in the country.

The course, which was held at the “Marruecos y Molinas” school, was an initiative of Corporación Vínculos to spark thinking among the young so that they see pedagogical practice as a strategy to transform reality in contexts of violence.

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