Project profile — Support to the Truth Commission's mandate for Victims of the Colombian Conflict in Exile in Canada


Northern Ontario Research Development Ideas and Knowledge (CA-CRA_ACR-3840726160)
2021-03-03 - 2022-02-18
Global Affairs Canada
IFM International Security

Country / region 

• Colombia (100.00%)


• Government And Civil Society, General: Human rights (15160) (100.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This project aims to support the Colombian Truth Commission’s mandate in Canada and recognize the impact of armed conflict on survivors and the families of survivors forced to flee Colombia. Project activities include: (1) facilitating social dialogue activities in Canada among the people and organizations delivering the Truth Commission in Canada, survivors in exile, including women and girls of different ethnicities, and other actors; (2) documenting the Truth Commission process in Canada; (3) documenting the transition towards the peaceful co-existence and recovery of Colombian survivors in exile in Canada; and (4) developing and distributing educational and communications material on the Truth Commission, in Canada and Colombia.

Expected results 

The expected outcome of this project is increased healing for the survivors of the Colombian armed conflict in exile in Canada, including women and ethnic minorities.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Transaction Date Type Value
21-02-2023 Disbursement $2,030
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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