Human rights in Colombia

When:
November 2, 2017 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2017-11-02T14:30:00-05:00
2017-11-02T15:30:00-05:00
Where:
409 Tier Building, Fort Garry campus, University of Manitoba
66 Chancellors Cir
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
Canada

PEACE AND HUMAN RIGHTS FOR

AFRO-COLOMBIANS AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN COLOMBIA

A public talk by Gimena Sánchez-Garzoli of the Washington Office on Latin America
409 Tier Building, Fort Garry campus, University of Manitoba

Gimena Sánchez-Garzoli is the leading Colombia human rights advocate at the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA). She is an expert on peace and illegal armed groups, internally displaced persons, and human rights and ethnic minority rights. Her work has shed light on the situation of Colombia’s more than seven million internally displaced persons. She has worked on human rights issues at various organizations in the US, Latin America, and the United Nations.

Presented by the Research Cluster on Power and Resistance in Latin America, with generous support from the Department of French, Spanish and Italian, the Department of History, and the Faculty of Arts.