PATH TO PEACE: Canada’s Peace, Security and Development work in Colombia

PATH TO PEACE: Canada’s Peace, Security and Development work in Colombia

The prospect of peace which Colombians so richly deserve after over six decades of internal armed conflict, is closer than ever. The Government of Colombia, our partners, and indeed all Colombians can count on Canada’s support for their efforts to build and implement long lasting peace and prosperity.

By the Numbers: Canada's Assistance to Colombia since 2005

$9.5
million to monitor and prevent human rights violations
$305
million for development and security initiatives in Colombia
$27
million to help internally displaced families rebuild their lives
$41
million to respond to the humanitarian needs of populations affected by conflict and natural disasters
$70
million to create rural economic opportunities for small scale farmers
$125
million to respond to the humanitarian needs of populations affected by conflict and natural disasters

Rural economic development

Canada is supporting projects to help ensure Colombian citizens can earn a decent living and contribute to their local economy.

Justice

Canada is supporting projects in Colombia to assist with the transition to a post-conflict environment.

Security

Canada’s programs are working to reduce crime, strengthen citizen security and eliminate landmines in Colombia.