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Conflict, human rights and democracy in Colombia

Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Sub-Committee on Human Rights and International Development.

Conflict, human rights and democracy in Colombia

a Canadian agenda

by Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Sub-Committee on Human Rights and International Development.

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Published by The Sub-Committee in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights -- Colombia,
  • Democracy -- Colombia,
  • Political corruption -- Colombia,
  • Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1974-,
  • Canada -- Relations -- Colombia,
  • Colombia -- Relations -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesConflit, droits de la personne et démocratie en Colombie.
    StatementStanding Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Jean Augustine, chair; Beth Phinney, chair, Sub-Committee on Human Rights and International Development.
    ContributionsCanada. Parliament. House of Commons. Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMLCM 2006/11842
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 55, 59, vii p. ;
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23854673M
    LC Control Number2003374803

      In his book, Colombia: the Genocidal Democracy, Father Javier Girardo, a Jesuit priest and long-time human rights activist in Colombia, estimated that, . the inter-linkages between democracy and human rights and their relevance to current UN actions. The agenda for the Round Table was developed jointly by UN DPA, OHCHR and International IDEA,1 and was structured around three main sessions: 1. The role of human rights in democracy building, with an emphasis on support for constitution making. 2.

      References. Arendt, H , The Origins of Totalitarianism, Harvest Book, San Diego. Agamben, G , Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life, Stanford University Press, Stanford. Cedroni, L , ‘Rights in Progress. The Politics of Rights and the Democracy-Building Processes in Comparative Perspective,’ in C Corradetti (ed), Philosophical Dimensions of Human Rights: Some . A few years ago, Europe’s most important intergovernmental human-rights institution, the Council of Europe, crossed over to the dark side. Like Dorian Gray, the dandy in Oscar Wilde’s story of moral decay, it sold its soul. And as with Dorian Gray, who retained his good looks, the inner decay of the Council of Europe remains hidden from view.

      On November 6, The Confluence, a large civil society platform made up of the Colombian Europe United States Coordination, the Alliance of Social Organizations, the Colombian Platform for Human Rights, Democracy, and Development, and the Agrarian, Farmer, Ethnic, and Popular Summit, abandoned the consultation process initiated by the government. The protection of fundamental human rights was a foundation stone in the establishment of the United States over years ago. Since then, a central goal of U.S. foreign policy has been the promotion of respect for human rights, as embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Supporting democracy not only promotes such fundamental [ ].


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