Colombia APPG

First Registered: 06/01/2017 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To foster and promote relations between the UK and Colombia and to assist in raising awareness amongst parliamentarians and the public of the developments that have been taking place in Colombia.

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Recent Documents related to Colombia

1. Earlham Institute - written evidence
18/12/2018 - Inquiry: Global Britain and South America - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: Science, founded BRIDGE Colombia, a network of researchers across the UK and Colombia. This initiative, known

2. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with C to F)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Colombia This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between the UK and

3. Embassy of Colombia, United Kingdom - written evidence
18/12/2018 - Inquiry: Global Britain and South America - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: Written evidence - Embassy of Colombia, United Kingdom Written evidence from the Colombian Embassy to

4. Colombia peace progress
13/06/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: DEBATE PACK CDP-0150 (2019) | 13 June 2019 Colombia peace process Compiled by: Nigel Walker Subject

5. Colombia: tax treaties
18/12/2019 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
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Found: Colombia: tax treaties - GOV.UK document

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Colombia

1. Colombia
07/12/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: to working with her on this important agenda. Colombia is an FCDO human rights priority country and we - Speech Link
2: is clearly vital. A recent newspaper report in Colombia, revealing details of an undercover operation - Speech Link
3: challenges that Colombia continues to face. The issue of narcotics and drugs is a major one. Colombia remains - Speech Link

2. Colombia Peace Process
18/06/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered the Colombia peace process.It is a pleasure to see you - Speech Link
2: the non-governmental organisation Justice for Colombia, politicians from Northern Ireland and the Republic - Speech Link
3: the UK and Colombia are friends. We wield enormous influence over what goes on in Colombia, and that is - Speech Link

3. Colombia Peace Process
12/09/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: considered the peace process in Colombia.Although my visit to Colombia earlier this year was sponsored - Speech Link
2: Gentleman raises an important issue. The tragedy of Colombia is that half of the 7 million or so refugees have - Speech Link
3: the more remote districts in the north-east of Colombia, and it was striking that a lot of the campesino - Speech Link

4. Latin America: Future Foreign Policy
21/04/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: climate change and human rights, not least in Colombia, where the UK is the UN penholder for the peace - Speech Link
2: presidency of the Pacific Alliance, have we sat with Colombia to determine how best to maximise opportunities - Speech Link
3: became the latest trade unionist to be killed in Colombia. At least 18 trade unionists were killed in 2020 - Speech Link

5. The UK’s Relationship with the Pacific Alliance (International Relations Committee Report)
01/02/2021 - Grand Committee

1: Pacific Alliance currently brings together Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. It was founded in 2011 and covers - Speech Link
2: America, when Pacific Alliance countries such as Colombia and Chile are yet to even begin their full vaccination - Speech Link
3: widespread social and political disruption, and Colombia continues to struggle in many ways to implement - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Colombia
1. Colombia: Demonstrations
asked by: Fabian Hamilton
08/06/2020
... what assessment he has made of the accuracy of reports of protestors being killed during protests against forced eradication programmes in Colombia.

2. Colombia: Homicide
asked by: Kate Osborne
03/09/2020
... what assessment he has made of the accuracy of reports of a massacre in Tibu in Colombia on 18 July 2020.

3. Colombia: Coronavirus
asked by: Diana Johnson
20/07/2020
... what assessment he has made of the effect of the covid-19 quarantine in Colombia on the safety and security of human rights defenders in that country; and if he will make a statement.

4. Colombia: Violence
asked by: Christian Matheson
08/09/2020
...What recent discussions he has had with his Colombian counterpart on increased incidents of violent conflict in that country.

5. Colombia: Police
asked by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle
15/12/2020
... what police training arrangements there are between the UK and Colombian governments.

Latest Questions
10 Current APPG Officers
Greg Clark Portrait
Greg Clark
Vice Chair
Conservative - Tunbridge Wells
Joined: 8th April 2020
4 APPG Memberships
Chemical Industry , Italy , Motor , Terminal Illness
Jo Stevens Portrait
Jo Stevens
Vice Chair
Labour - Cardiff Central
Joined: 27th March 2019
Lord Alderdice Portrait
Lord Alderdice
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 27th March 2019
Patrick Grady Portrait
Patrick Grady
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Glasgow North
Joined: 27th March 2019
Lord Mountevans Portrait
Lord Mountevans
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 7th August 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Jeffrey M Donaldson MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3407.

Email: jeffrey.donaldson.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Colombia APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Colombia APPG

Former APPG Officers
Glyn Davies Portrait
Glyn Davies
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Montgomeryshire
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships