Global Affairs releases “Voices at Risk” guidelines for Canadian diplomats to support human rights defenders

On June 17, Global Affairs Canada released the 2019 edition of Voices at Risk: Canada’s Guidelines on Supporting Human Rights Defenders. Their media release notes, “Voices at Risk offers practical advice for Canadian diplomats working around the world, and in Canada, to support human rights defenders who seek help. …The Read more…

PBI-Colombia visits Nueva Esperanza (New Hope) Humanitarian Zone

On June 13, the Peace Brigades International – Colombia Project posted on their Facebook page that, “After several months suffering a situation of insecurity, confinement and humanitarian crisis, we celebrate the visit of different embassies and international organizations to the Nueva Esperanza (New Hope) Humanitarian Zone.” Nueva Esperanza was established Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies Cristina Auerbach of the Organización Familia Pasta de Conchos at meetings with political officials

The Peace Brigades International – Mexico Project accompanied Cristina Auerbach of the Organización Familia Pasta de Conchos at meetings with political officials and a visit to the memorial site near the town of Nueva Rosita in the state of Coahuila. The explosion at the Grupo Mexico’s Pasta de Conchos coal Read more…