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SRSG Carlos Ruiz Massieu closing remarksFrom Words to Actions: The experience of the UN Special Political Missions in Colombia on women, peace and security (2016-2020)20 October 2020
Statement by Carlos Ruiz Massieu, Special Representative of the Secretary-GeneralUnited Nations Security Council meeting on Colombia
14 October 2020
A group of 20 people from the La Plancha community, in Anorí Antioquia, who are preparing for reintegration, is carrying out a beekeeping project, with support from Paso Colombia, and Sena.
Since quarantine was decreed in Colombia, numbers of gender-based violence have increased. Just in Nariño, between January and May 2020, 584 cases of violence against women have been reported, according to data issued by the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences.
Women in the process of reintegration and Emberá indigenous women during meetings for reconciliation and empowerment organized by the UN Verification Mission in Colombia. Photo: Camille Risler /UNVMC
During two meetings organized by the UN Verification Mission in Dabeiba, Antioquia, the dialogue was fostered, and women were trained in the production of handmade soaps.
Cristian Daniel Sanchez. Photo by: Marco Guevara
Former FARC combatants from various municipalities in the Caribbean Coast, their children, and neighbours of the community are trained in strategic and digital communication with the support of the UN Verification Mission and UNDP.
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