This week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits Colombia for talks hosted by Colombia’s President about a new trade bloc, the Pacific Alliance. The Prime Minister is reportedly “sounding out” what the trade bloc has to offer.
In Canada, Members of Parliament are hearing concerns from Amnesty International and the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia about Canada’s human rights obligations under its existing free trade agreement with Colombia.
What: Press conference of Amnesty International and the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (ONIC) with interventions by
Alex Neve, Secretary General of Amnesty International and
Maria Patricia Tobón Yagarí, lawyer with ONIC’s Territory and Natural Resources Council