THE PEACE COMMUNITY OF SAN JOSE DE APARTADO: 25 YEARS OF RESISTANCE TO VIOLENCE
This webinar #2 will focus on the nonviolent experience of the Colombian Peace Community.
The webinar will address the local context, the principles and organization of the peace community and the constant threats of their living because of their choosing to refuse violence and will explore more on human rights issues in the Colombia context.
Participants will have the opportunity to learn more about nonviolent resistance and will have the opportunity to hear first hand testimonies from the community’s members and additionally a contribution from the perspective of international institutions such as the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Bogotà.
Our main speakers will be:
Gildardo Tuberquia and others, Peace Community of San José de Apartadó
Andrea Garzón, Colombian Commission of Jurists
Carlos De La Torre, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Colombia
Throughout the online meeting, participants will have the possibility to ask questions to the speakers.