Colombia: Insidious Violence on the Rise in 2015

Colombia: Insidious Violence on the Rise in 2015

While the peace talks between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People's Army (FARC-EP) are making headway, there is no respite from the everyday armed violence in Colombia. 

Today, the ICRC Delegation in Bogotá, Colombia launched its annual report, or Humanitarian Situation Report 2016, giving an overview on ICRC activities in the country in 2015 as well as highlighting key challenges for 2016.

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A Day in the Barrio: Washington DC meets Medellin

A Day in the Barrio: Washington DC meets Medellin

In September 2015, Andrea Harrison, Deputy Legal Advisor at the ICRC in Washington DC, had the opportunity to travel to Colombia and gain field exposure with our delegation there. Upon returning, she reflected on some of the activities our colleagues carry out in the country and their impact on society.  

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