University of Minnesota
Human Rights Program
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Colombia Partnership

About the Partnership

The Minnesota-Antioquia Human Rights Partnership is a collaborative effort to strengthen the capacity of universities in Antioquia, Colombia to teach, research and provide clinical legal representation toward the promotion of international human rights and the rule of law.

Our Work

STRENGTHENING INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY

  • Enhancing human rights educational offerings through curriculum development, resource development, and experiential learning
  • Increasing faculty capacity in human rights through seminars, workshops, courses, international exchange, and degree programs at the graduate level

SERVING VULNERABLE POPULATIONS

  • Improving access to the legal system through high impact advocacy and strategic litigation, community-based cases, outreach, and enhanced clinical practice programs
  • Fortifying the Antioquia clinical network through collaborative initiatives with civil society, government, and international organizations and participation in national, regional, and international events and conferences

DEVELOPING HUMAN RIGHTS LEADERS

  • Enhancing student capacity in human rights through seminars, workshops, courses, experiential learning, international exchange, and degree programs and the undergraduate-level

Collaborating Partners

  • Universidad de Antioquia
  • Universidad Católica de Oriente
  • Universidad de Medellín
  • Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
  • University of Minnesota

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