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.

Over and out!

Over and out!

Conlupa was a ten month project from August 2012 to June 2013. We were four project participants – Adelaida, Andrea, Diana & Jonas – who worked, lived, learned and travelled together in Norway and in Colombia. The project focused on Human Rights and Human Rights Education for youngsters and produced the...
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Medellín Most Innovative City of the Year

Medellín Most Innovative City of the Year

I stand for a moment on the little balcony of our apartment, looking out at the city. The sun is about to set and the temperature is a perfect 24°C. Children from the neighbourhood are playing basketball in the park next to our house and I keep thinking about how nice it is to be...
TTT Dallas 2013

TTT Dallas 2013

Nos fuimos pa' Texas, señores

Nos fuimos pa’ Texas, señores

  Desde que fui al entrenamiento para ser Staff de Seminar Camp en 2009, siempre había querido asistir al  TTT (Entrenamiento para entrenadores). Finalmente Andrea y yo tuvimos la oportunidad de ir a Dallas, Texas y recibir el certificado como entrenadoras. Es un entrenamiento diseñado para mejorar las habilidades de quienes trabajan en entrenamientos en cualquier...
Andre and Ade in Dallas

Andre and Ade in Dallas

    Since I did the Seminar Camp Staff TRaining in 2009, I had always wanted to do the TTT (Train the trainers) training. Finally last month we had the chance to go to Dallas, Texas, and get the trainers certification. It is a training designed to improve the abilities of those working in all...
Michael Sandel talks about human rights and ethics

Michael Sandel talks about human rights and ethics

    Michael Sandel is a professor at Harvard University who has become very famous for his course on ethics called “Justice”. He has taught this course for more than 20 years and it became so popular that they decided to record it properly and offer it on the internet for free. He is somehow...
Mosaic Day - CISV Medellín and Laboratorio del Espíritu in El Retiro

Mosaic Day – CISV Medellín and Laboratorio del Espíritu in El Retiro

On the 16th of March Diana and I went to El Retiro for the big mosaic-day between CISV Medellín and Laboratorio del Espíritu and their library and community center in Retiro. Our work began already four weeks earlier when we went on a preparation trip with a tour around the area and met the people...
Bogotá pictures

Bogotá pictures

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...
Filandia and Zona Cafetera

Filandia and Zona Cafetera

Huella de la esclavitud

Huella de la esclavitud

Traducción por Oscar Yesid Fonseca:   La página web de la Huella de La esclavitud fue iniciada por el director Justin Dillon (CONVOCATORIA + RESPUESTA) y el Departamento de Estado de EE.UU., con la intención de crear una oportunidad para que cada uno descubra su conexión con la esclavitud moderna. Fue lanzada en septiembre de 2011 y...
Slavery footprint

Slavery footprint

The Slavery Footprint webpage was started by director Justin Dillon (CALL+RESPONSE) and the U.S State Department, with the intention of creating an opportunity for everyone to discover their connection to modern-day slavery. It was launched in September 2011 and has become very popular by simply asking: How many slaves work for you? You can then...
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...