Government Silent: Over 313 Murders of Human Rights and Environment Defenders, Denounce Colombian Activists

Government Silent: Over 313 Murders of Human Rights and Environment Defenders, Denounce Colombian Activists

Activists from various organizations worldwide [1] protested against the murders of at least 313 human rights defenders in front of the United Nations headquarters two days after the Colombian government reported at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York...
Deforestation Raises Stakes as 500 Colombian Towns Face Landslide Risk

Deforestation Raises Stakes as 500 Colombian Towns Face Landslide Risk

By Brigitte Leoni UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction   As the reported death toll from Saturday’s mudslide disaster rose to 273, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mr. Robert Glasser, extended his condolences to the...