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Justice for Colombia Fringe @ TUC Conference

9 September 2019

TRADE UNIONS, HUMAN RIGHTS AND PEACE IN COLOMBIA

 Tuesday 10 September, 12.45pm

Room 1D, Brighton Centre

Refreshments provided

34 trade unionists were killed in Colombia in 2018, almost two-thirds of worldwide cases.

 Join us to hear from the President of Colombia’s largest trade union confederation – and other speakers who have recently visited the country – on the human rights crisis threatening the peace process.

Speakers:

Diogenes Orjuela, President CUT Colombia

Grahame Smith, General Secretary STUC

Mariela Kohon, Senior International Officer TUC and former director JFC

Philippa Marsden, Unite Executive Committee

Stephen Cavalier, Thompsons Solicitors

Chair:

Mick Whelan, General Secretary ASLEF