Colombia

UN-backed project registers over half a million vulnerable Colombians

Over half a million Colombians in some of the nation’s remotest conflict zones have been able to obtain identification papers over the past five years thanks to mobile registration units supported by the United Nations refugee agency.

Colombia: UN voices concern over wave of death threats against partner agencies

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Colombia today expressed its deep concern over a spate of death threats made against human rights workers, including uprooted people defending their communities’ rights.