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 Support for Peace Implementation in Colombia
$78.4 million total in international assistance announced in 2016 to support peace in Colombia
$57.4 million in development assistance programming, including:
$21 million from Canada’s Peace and Stabilization Operations Program, including:
Canada's programs for Colombian youth are helping to break the cycle of violence and to prepare future generations for full integration into Colombian society.
Canada is supporting projects to help ensure Colombian citizens can earn a decent living and contribute to their local economy.
Canada is supporting projects in Colombia to assist with the transition to a post-conflict environment.
Canada’s programs are working to reduce crime, strengthen citizen security and eliminate landmines in Colombia.
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