Forum for Peace

Fecha: (8/31/2016 9:40:28 AM)

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San Pablo, Cundinamarca, Colombia. On August 15, 2016, the IIHR Office in Colombia and the Unit for the Care and Integral Reparation of Victims (UARIV) held a “Forum for Peace” that was attended by local authorities and more than 800 victims of the municipality of Caparrapi .

This meeting, the first for this part of the Department of Cundinamarca, had as its objective a commitment by the communities to peace in their localities and in the country and is a part of the activities of the Projects for the Establishment of Local Peace, an initiative of the UARIV, which has the backing of the IIHR, to encourage peace activities in those territories . 

  Representing the IIHR and the UARIV were Carlos Cuesta, Coordinator of the Projects, who had the logistical support of Sergio Galeano. The workshop on reparations was directed by Paola Castiblanco and Jonatán Suarez, from the UARIV Office of the Gestión de Oferta, who spoke on the building of peace . 

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