Click on the tabs below to view local, international and international non-governmental peacebuilding organisations working in Colombia.
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 in the search for a resolution to armed and social conflict in Huila and Colombia.
Asociacion Sembrando Semillas de Paz (Sembrandopaz)
Sembrandopaz builds the capacity of grass roots organisations in Colombia, with the goal of developing a culture of peace and supporting development.
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 Artístico y Cultural Abya-Yala
Colectivo Artistico y Cultural Abya-Yala is dedicated to artistic creation as a peacebuilding tool for inner-city neighbourhoods in Colombia
Colectivo de Mujeres Pazificas de Calí
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.
Comunidad de Paz de San José de Apartadó
The Peace Village of San Jose de Apartadó is a community in north-west Colombia committed to cooperative living and non-participation in violent conflict.
Consultoria para los Derechos Humanos y el Desplazamiento (CODHES)
CODHES was established 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 tools so that they can deal with their conflicts themselves in a peaceful manner.
Corporación Humanas – Centro Regional de Derechos Humanos y Justicia de Género
Humanas Works to identify the different forms of discrimination and violence suffered by women in Colombia and to use that analysis to develop strategies of advocacy, training, and awareness raising aimed at reducing that violence.
Corporacion Nuevo Arco Iris (CNAI)
CNAI is a centre for the development of ideas, research and social programmes aimed at reconciliation in Colombia.
Corporacion Vida, Justicia y Paz (CVJP)
CVJP is an ecclesiastical charity working on peacebuilding in Colombia by helping communities affected by violence and preventing others being affected.
Fundación Ideas para la Paz
FIP is a Colombian NGO working nationwide on researching and monitoring the armed conflict and creating proposals for peace negotiations.
Fundación para el Desarrollo Etnoeducativo y Cultural del Pacífico (FUNDECPA)
FUNDECPA focuses on human rights, reducing the level of violence in society, and providing free education to young people in Colombia's Pacific region.
Fundacion para la Reconciliacion
FPR promotes forgiveness and reconciliation through schools in 16 departments in Colombia. It also works to promote peace and co-existence.
Fundación Villa Rica
Fundación Villa Rica aims to strengthen community organisation 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 spreading information about the conflict, and promoting dialogue and non-violence.
Instituto Latinoamericano para una Sociedad y un Derecho alternativos (ILSA)
ILSA works to offer support to grass roots organisations and social movements fighting for greater compliance with human rights across Latin America.
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 promote non-violence through concrete programmes that contribute towards Colombia’s transformation into a just and sustainable peace.
Limpal Colombia works for the peaceful transformation of Colombian society and to promote and defend the human rights of women affected by conflict.
Medios para la Paz (MPP)
Medios para la Paz (MPP) was created by a group of journalists to foster responsible journalism on 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 access to justice and full repatriation. MOVICE seeks to give victims a voice.
Movimiento Social de Mujeres Contra la Guerra y por la Paz
The Movimiento is a grass-roots movement promoting peace in Colombia, that has brought 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)
PRODEPAZ advocates for 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.
Rodeemos el Diálogo (ReD)
ReD is a trans-national initiative founded to show the support of civil society for the negotiations between the Colombian Government and the FARC.
Semilleros de Investigación Bogotá – Instituto Distrital para la Protección de la Niñez y la Juventud
IDIPRON works to ensure young people enjoy their rights in Bogota, Colombia
VallenPaz is a wide social peace movement that works to transform the rural south-western zones and make them productive, sustainable and profitable.