• 25 August 2016
    Peace Brigades International – PBI Colombia greets the signature of the peace agreement between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) with great enthusiasm, and congratulates Colombian civil society, victims and human rights organisations for the tireless work they have done for decades to build peace in Colombia, searching for a negotiated end to the armed conflict and for their numerous contributions to the peace agreement.
  • 9 August 2016
    International day of the world’s indigenous peoples represents an opportunity to reflect on the contribution made by indigenous communities around the globe. While the common narrative surrounding indigenous people often focuses on their vulnerability, PBI's experience working with grassroots community groups at the forefront of the struggle for land and environmental rights in Central and Latin America highlights that they are also important agents of change.
  • 7 July 2016
    Click here to read PBI UK's Summer Newsletter.
  • 21 June 2016
    [<a href="//storify.com/pbiuk/human-rights-defenders" target="_blank">View the story "PBI Conference report: building enabling environments for human rights defenders" on Storify</a>]
  • 20 June 2016
    PBI Honduras is now recruiting for field volunteers to join its project. The deadline is the 15th of August 2016. For more information and how to apply please visit the project's website here. 
  • 15 June 2016
     Join us on Friday 17 June 2016 for our 35th-anniversary conference celebrating human rights defenders’ achievements in contributing to de
  • 15 June 2016
    Browse our anual review to learn more about our impact in 2015, and our specific work with women human rights defenders, LGTBI organizations, enviromental activists and lawyers. 
  • 7 June 2016
    On the 8th and 9th June 2016, the second Periodic Review of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Honduras (CESCR) will take place in Geneva.In the previous review in May 2001, 26 recommendations were made to Honduras. However none of these recommendations made explicit reference to the situation regarding the defence of economic, social and cultural rights. 
  • 6 May 2016
    In April 2016 Padre Alberto Franco and Jani Silva, Colombian human rights defenders, visited London as part of a Europe wide speaker tour organised by PBI.Father Alberto Franco is the executive secretary of the human rights NGO Inter-Church Justice and Peace Commission (CIJP). The work of the CIJP focuses on the field accompaniment Afro-Colombian, indigenous and peasant farmer communities.
  • 26 April 2016
    Invisible MandelasThe world woke up to the perils of defending human rights in Honduras last month with the tragic news of the murder of environmental activist Berta Cáceres. According to a recent study by Global Witness, Honduras is the most dangerous country in the world to be an environmental defender, with 111 murders reported between 2010 and 2015.

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