Conlupa was a ten month project from August 2012 to June 2013. We invite you to take a look at what we did during our time together and to be inspired by links and information regarding Human Rights that you might find useful.

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Minicamp in La Estrella

Minicamp in La Estrella

During the 2nd and the 3rd of March Con Lupa went to a Minicamp with Cisv Medellín kids and leaders in La Estrella. It was a strange minicamp for me, because it was the first time that I went to a minicamp with 23 leaders and 23 kids – one leader per kid –  usually...
Bolombolo

Bolombolo

The alarm began to sound at five o’clock in the morning, no one wanted to wake up. It was too early for the usual time, but we had to arrive at 7am to Itagüí, so we couldn’t be lazy more time. At 7am Jorge, Nolberto and Isabel of Conconcreto Foundation were waiting for us to...
Bolombolo

Bolombolo

A las cinco de la mañana empezaron a sonar los despertadores, nadie se quería despertar, era muy temprano para la hora habitual, pero teníamos que llegar a las 7am a Itagüí así que no se podía hacer más pereza. A las 7am Jorge, Nolberto e Isabel de la Fundación Conconcreto nos estaban esperando para ir a Bolombolo....
ABC Teaching Human Rights

ABC Teaching Human Rights

ABC Teaching Human Rights is an interesting booklet created by the United Nations (UN) to the UN decade for Human Rights Education (1995-2004). It was created mostly to give tools and activities in Human Rights Education to teachers in primary and secondary schools. Everyone that has an interest in knowing more about the Universal Declaration of...
Interesting movies

Interesting movies

Some interesting documentaries: Roba tierra Is a documentary about a group of indigenous people of Cauca, Colombia called Nasa. The Nasa people struggle for the land stolen from their ancestors while defending their population of violence between guerrillas and soldiers on their territory. Is an interesting documentary if you want to know more about the problem...
Peace negotiations between Colombia and Las FARC a collection of news

Peace negotiations between Colombia and Las FARC a collection of news

When I heard about the peace negotiations between the Colombian government and Las FARC ( Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia,). I didn’t believe what I was reading. The news was completely unexpected for me, the possibility of even think of a dialogue between the guerrilla and the government before was not possible in my mind. However...
Lets try Norwegian food

Lets try Norwegian food

What do I want to eat?  Salmon, Reindeer, dear, whale, brown cheese, baby sheep, chocolates, Wassa, shrimps, steam broccoli, steam carrot, cucumber, steam cauliflower, paprika at breakfast, a cup of a really good coffee more than once a day, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, cranberry, cloud berry, red currant, Norwegian small apples, pesto of dried tomato, sheep head,...
Human Rights, A Very Short Introduction by Andrew Clapham

Human Rights, A Very Short Introduction by Andrew Clapham

If you want to know more about Human Rights, this book is a good way to start. As Clapham wrote in the Preface of the book:  “The aim of this book is to provide the reader with some entry points into the worlds of human rights thinking, activism, and law”. The first and the second...
Interesting CISV material

Interesting CISV material

The Lunchbox The Lunchbox is an interesting book with different articles about Sustainable Development, the design is great and the articles give to you an open-minded perspective about the topic. You can find articles about recycling, transportation,  shopping, technology, etc. It was done by the I have a Mango team (the first exchange project between...
Con Lupa in the Høstmøte

Con Lupa in the Høstmøte

CISV Norway invited Con Lupa to organize and do a workshop in Human Rights during Høstmøtet (26, 27 and 28 of October, 2012). Høstmøtet is CISV Norway’s Annual Autumn Meeting and during this meeting all members from CISV Norway’s various chapters gather near Oslo. This time the meeting was in Sørmarka, the same place were...
Latin American fever

Latin American fever

From September 24th to September 28th the Latin American group of the University of Bergen organized The Latin-America Week 2012: Latin-American solutions to global crisis. When I heard about the Latin American week I was curious about what Norwegians may think about Latin American countries. So we went to watch the movie South of the Border on Tuesday...
A day in The Rafto Foundation

A day in The Rafto Foundation

I’ve had a great day today mostly because I had the opportunity to participate in one of the courses on human rights issues, a series of courses held by The Rafto Foundation to educate and promote Human Rights. Before thinking about the possibility of assist to one of these courses, Con Lupa met Therese Jebsen (Executive director)...