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Members of Santamaría Fundación march in the “Ola Fuchsia” (“Pink Wave”) to fight for the creation of a Gender Identity Law.
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Tatiana, a beneficiary of LGBT leadership training, working at her position in the Mayor's office in Bogota.
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Low Emission Development: Colombia, Jamaica, Philippines, Vietnam

About Colombia

Colombia is a middle-income country and one of the oldest democracies in Latin America. However, it has endured nearly half a century of intense armed conflict, perpetuated by widespread illegal drug production and trafficking.

Longstanding violence and instability is rooted in territorial control by illegal armed groups and terrorist organizations, and a large internally displaced population. In response, the Government of Colombia is working to re-establish state control in various areas through a phased approach combining security, counter-narcotics, and economic and social development.

USAID supports government and citizen efforts in Colombia to promote economic prosperity through the licit economy; improve the living conditions of victims of violence and vulnerable groups, including Afro-Colombians and indigenous peoples; promote respect for human rights and rule of law; and address climate change and environmental issues in one of the most ecologically diverse countries in the world.

Last updated: August 25, 2014

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Contact Information

Mission Contact

Peter Natiello, Mission Director
USAID 5101
American Embassy/Bogota
APO
AA
Colombia
Postal Code - M 
34038
Phone 
571-275-2000
Fax 
571-315-3528

USAID Contact

Mary Bliss