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