Colombia Avanza

 

Want to learn more about what Partners is doing in Colombia? Watch Eduardo Bejarano, Project Director of Colombia Avanza, explain how this Partners project is combatting child labor and forced labor in the Colombian coffee sector.

 

 

The Colombia Avanza project aims to improve the capacity of civil society to better understand and address child labor and promote acceptable conditions of work in Colombia’s coffee sector. 

By 2021, the program aims to improve the capacity of civil society to identify and document information on the nature/scope of child labor and/or forced labor, and violations of acceptable conditions of work in the coffee sector. Colombia Avanza is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor.​

 

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The Expected Outcomes are:

  1. Improved the capacity of civil society to identify and document information on the nature and scope of child labor and/or forced labor, and violations of acceptable conditions of work in the coffee sector.
  2. Improved the capacity of civil society to raise awareness for the protection of workers from child labor and violations of acceptable conditions of work.
  3. Strengthened civil society’s capacity to understand enforcement of policies and action plans that are relevant, accessible and responsive to the nature of child labor and/or forced labor and violations of acceptable conditions of work in Colombia’s coffee sector.

Learn more about Colombia Avanza.

 

Funding is provided by the United States Department of Labor under cooperative agreement number IL-31475-17-75-K. 100% of the total costs of the project is financed with federal funds, for a total of U.S. $2,000,000 dollars. This material does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the United States Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the United States Government.