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Guinea-Bissau: Fighting the new cocaine trade

Cocaine production hit all-time highs in 2019, leading narco-traffickers to seek new points of transit from South America to Europe. The UN Office on Drugs and Crime supports the international response to drug traffic...

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Colombia: Sewing Together for Peace

In northern Colombia, former members of the FARC-EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) have access to various training, including a clothing workshop designed for female ex-combatants and local women. While gain...

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Colombia: Rebuilding A War-Torn Community

United Nations - The Colombian government, together with UNOPS, the United Nations Office for Project Services, has embarked on an ambitious project to improve homes in El Salado in Northern Colombia. In 2000, this vi...

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Women And The Colombia Peace Accord

United Nations - Women played a central role in Colombia’s recent peace accord. In a historic first for the country, women’s rights were placed at the heart of the agreement 21st Century: Episode #123 Script: http:...

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Colombia: Sustainable Partnership for Change

Colombia has seen great economic growth in recent years, but 40% of its population still live in poverty. Working with the government and private sector, the UN Development Program (UNDP) has launched an Inclusive Ec...

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Colombia: Tracing Water Pollution

United Nations, New York, October 2011 - The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is helping twelve countries in the Caribbean, including Colombia, to understand and manage coastal pollution. Across the region, p...

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Colombia: Wayuu “Gold”

Colombia - it's home to a bounty of one of the world's most precious resources. Yet not all Colombians are getting their fair share. We travel to a remote corner of the country where an extraordinary woman is fighting...

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Columbia: Wayuu Women’s Gold-water

United Nations, October 2010 - Climate change in Northern Colombia has led to severe water shortages. The women of the indigenous Wayuu people are struggling to sustain their environment and keep their communities tog...

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Colombia: Wayuu women’s gold-water

United Nations, August 2010 - Climate change in Northern Colombia has led to severe water shortages. The women of the indigenous Wayuu people are struggling to sustain their environment and keep their communities toge...

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AK-47’s into Guitars

Artist in Colombia is making guitars out of one of the world's most common weapons: the AK-47.