Strengthening the National Center for Historical Memory in Colombia

Reporting Organization:UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 1,200,000
Timeframe: March 31, 2017 - June 30, 2018
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

UNDP - United Nations Development Programme

Participating Organizations


Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Colombia - $ 1,200,000.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Other - Total Budget Allocation

Protection (60 %)

Gender Equality (40 %)

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The project aims to strengthen the capacities of the Colombian National Center for Historic Memory (CNMH) in preparing for the establishment of the Truth Commission, taking into account the differential focus on gender. Project activities include: (1) supporting strategic activities for the reconstruction of memory, coexistence, a culture of respect, tolerance and peaceful resolution of conflicts; (2) working to identify, prioritize and systemize cases of serious violations of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law for the Truth Commission; (3) supporting women’s organizations by establishing specific activities to empower women within the process of seeking the clarification of truth, coexistence and the construction of historical memory; and (4) supporting joint activities between the CNMH and the Truth Commission to develop a territorial communication strategy on the mandates of both the CNMH and the Truth Commission.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Unspecified
Total Direct Population: Unspecified
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) increased effectiveness of institutional and survivor organizations, including women survivor organizations, to implement mechanisms for clarifying truth, reconstructing historical memory and implementing measures of satisfaction, within the framework of the Law of Victims’ and the Peace Accords; and (2) increased gender fairness and equality in the construes of clarifying truth, reconstructing historical memory and implementing measures of satisfaction, emphasizing the investigation of sexual violence crimes within the framework of the armed conflict.

Achieved Results



  • None Selected
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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