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IIWE program 2012-2016 - Workers rights and Social Dialogue - Component 9 - Colombia/CGT

duration: 5 years (From 1 January 2012 to 31 December 2016)
budget: 656,000 EUR

Specific Objective: The CGT has contributed to strengthen social dialogue in Colombia with particular attention to gender and environmental issues, and denounced violations of trade union rights.

Strategy: Capacity Building
Result 1 (in service development level): The agents of the CGT in spaces of social dialogue have worked in favor of trade union rights (and specifically the freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining).
Result 2 (at organizational development level): The CGT has union officials who have improved the representativeness of the CGT at the national and regional level and in the regions.
Result 3 (at institutional development level): The CGT has national leaders who have strengthened the support of the public and the respect of the employers for the trade union rights).

Project renewed for 2 more years (01.01.15 to 31.12.2016)
Budget for the period 01.01.2012 / 31.12.2014 : 395 000 EUR
Budget for the period 01.01.2015 / 31.12.2016 : 261 000 EUR