Below are listed peacebuilding and conflict resolution organisations active in Colombia. Click to view local organisations, international, and INGOs
Local peacebuilding organisations in Colombia
Asamblea Permanente de la Sociedad Civil por la Paz
The Asamblea is a forum for civil organisations to discuss Colombia’s peace process and to assert political influence.
Asociación de Campesinos del Bajo Cauca (ASOCBAC)
ASOCBAC is a peasant farmer organisation working with the communities of Bajo Cauca and its surrounding areas.
Asociación de trabajadores campesinos del Huila (ATCH)
ACTH works with the rural communities of the Colombian state of Huila; work they believe is fundamental to the search for peace in Huila and in Colombia.
Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular/ Programa por la Paz (CINEP/PPP)
CINEP/PPP aims to build a more humane and equitable society. Its actions are clustered around conflict mediation and research into the conflict in Colombia.
Colectivo de Mujeres Pazificas de Cali
The ‘Colectivo de Mujeres Pazificas’ is a women’s peace network established in 2000 in Calí, one of the most violent cities of Colombia.
Comité Permanente por la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos (CPDH)
CPDH has been at the forefront of defending human rights and democratic freedoms in Colombia since 1979, with particular focus on protecting civilians caught in the crossfire of conflict.
Comunidad de Paz de San José de Apartadó
The Peace Village of San Jose de Apartadó is a community of around 1,500 people in North-west Colombia that are committed to cooperative living and non-participation in violent conflict.
Consultoria para los Derechos Humanos y el Desplazamiento (CODHES)
CODHES was established in 1992 by human rights academics seeking peaceful alternatives for Colombia, especially for those directly affected by the armed conflict.
Des-Enclave provides local communities in Colombia with the tools so that they can deal with their conflicts themselves in a peaceful manner.
Corporacion Nuevo Arco Iris (CNAI)
CNAI is a Colombian NGO which arose from the peace agreements between the Colombian State and a political organisation made up of ex-ELN combatants.
Corporacion Vida, Justicia y Paz (CVJP)
Ecclesiastical charity working on peacebuilding in Colombia by helping communities affected by violence and preventing others being affected.
Fundacion Ideas para la Paz (FIP)
FIP is a Colombian NGO working nationwide on research and monitoring about the armed conflict and gives proposals for peace negotiations.
Fundación para el desarrollo etnoeducativo y cultural del Pacífico (FUNDECPA)
FUNDECPA focuses its work on human rights, reducing the level of violence in the society, and providing free education to young people in Colombia.
Fundacion para la Reconciliacion
FPR promotes forgiveness and Reconciliation through centres called ESPERE in 16 departments in Colombia.
Fundación Villa Rica
Fundación Villa Rica aims to strengthen community organisation in Villa Rica and promotes community-led efforts to find solutions and alternatives to Colombia's conflict.
Instituto de Estudios para el Desarrollo y la Paz (INDEPAZ)
INDEPAZ contributes to peacebuilding in Colombia by researching and informing on the evolution of the armed conflict and promotion of dialogue and non-violence.
Instituto Latinoamericano para una Sociedad y un Derecho alternativos (ILSA)
ILSA works to offer support to grassroots organisations and social movements fighting for greater compliance with human rights inn Colombia.
Interview with Rosa Emilia Salamanca
An interview with Rosa Emilia Salamanca, Director of Corporación de Investigación y Acción Social y Económia, a Colombia peacebuilding organisation.
Justapaz seeks to embody and serve nonviolence through concrete programs which contribute towards Colombia’s transformation towards a just and sustainable peace.
Limpal Colombia works for the peaceful transformation of Colombian society and to promote and defend the human rights of the women affected by conflict.
Medios para la Paz (MPP)
Medios para la Paz (MPP) was created by a group of 80 journalists in 1998 to foster responsible journalism of the armed conflict and peace efforts in Colombia.
Movimiento de Víctimas de Crímenes de Estado (MOVICE)
MOVICE combines 300 organisations in Colombia aiming to strengthen the access to justice and full repatriation.
Movimiento Social de Mujeres Contra la Guerra y por la Paz
The Movimiento is a grassroots movement for peace in Colombia, bringing together more than 40 organisations from across the country.
Organización Feminina Popular (OFP)
OFP works to defend the human rights of women and to contribute to the promotion of peace with social justice in Colombia.
Programa de Desarrollo para la Paz (PRODEPAZ)
Advocacy on overall human development and communitarian empowerment as a means to defeat obstacles that impede the peace process in Colombia.
REDEPAZ is a network of Colombian civil society organisations that coordinates and disseminates information on actions to defend peace.
VallenPaz is a wide social peace movement, which works for the transformation of the rural south-western zones in the Valle del Cauca and Cauca regions.