Young people were deeply affected by Colombia’s 50-year civil conflict. Though they have a huge stake, they have no formal role or voice in shaping the peace. Corporación Taller Prodesal (Prodesal) is working with young people ages 14 to 28, members of more than 150 civil society organizations in the Caribbean region, to consolidate their agenda for peace. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to strengthen governance in Colombia. Prodesal’s activities encourage civic participation to allow marginalized groups to defend their rights and advocate for government accountability and transparency. This grant is part of our 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:|
|Giving Young People a Voice: Caribbean Peace Agenda||Colombia||2018 – 2021||$243,927||$125,552||1,050 individuals||3,940 individuals||civic engagement and human rights|
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