Proceso De Comunidades Negras (PCN)


Country: Colombia


PCN is dedicated to raising black consciousness, fighting racial discrimination, exclusion and social injustice, and developing a legal and political framework for the recognition and respect of Afro-descendants human rights and right to self determination in Colombia.

Our work in development finance:

PCN strengthens an autonomous process of organization with grassroots Afro-descendant communities. They work to ensure that development projects respect the Afro-descendant communities free, prior and informed consultation and consent. They advocate for human rights defender protection, territorial protection, ethno-education, gender and historical and collective reparations.


Geographic Focus: Caribbean & Latin America

Constituency/Partners: Black/Afro-descendant communities, Land rights, Rural communities, Urban communities, Women

Sector Focus: Agriculture, Dams, Education, Energy, Health, Housing, Infrastructure, Land Rights & Natural Resources, Mining, Right of Minorities, Water

Financier Targets: IDB/IDB Invest

Coalition Work Group: Advocacy with national government, Community Engagement