Grassroots communities, and particularly the victims who have suffered the most from the Colombian conflict, are an integral part of building peace in Colombia. Fundación Desarrollo y Paz (Fundepaz) supports three victims’ grassroots organizations in Nariño department to contribute to building peace in their territories by increasing their capacity to monitor the implementation of the Colombian peace accords, strengthen a regional advocacy center, and contribute to the historical memory of Colombia’s conflict. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to enhance peace and security in Colombia. Fundepaz’s activities support initiatives that promote and protect civil, cultural, economic, political and social human rights and fundamental freedoms of individuals and communities. This grant is part of a broader initiative that supports grassroots organizations to build a just and lasting peace in Colombia.
|Project:||Location:||Years active:||IAF grant funding:||Counterpart commitment:||Direct beneficiaries:||Indirect beneficiaries:||Program areas:|
|The role of civil society in building peace in Colombia||Colombia||2018 – 2019||$61,590||$32,678||120 individuals||1,000 individuals||leadership and education|
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