Colombia APPG

First Registered: 06/01/2017 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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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. 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

2. Colombia-UK Partnership for Sustainable Growth
29/07/2021 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: paper Colombia-UK Partnership for Sustainable Growth How the UK and Colombia work together

3. Colombia Prosperity Fund evaluation reports
30/09/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Transparency data Colombia Prosperity Fund evaluation reports These reviews evaluate

4. Colombia Prosperity Fund Programme cycle 1 evaluation report
30/09/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: ­­Colombia Programme Cycle 1 Evaluation ReportFINALProsperity Fund Evaluation and LearningOctober 2019

5. 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

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: Human Rights
12/07/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: the reported killings of civilian protestors in Colombia has put the government of that country in breach - Speech Link
2: concerned about reports of human rights violations in Colombia and we have raised our concerns with the relevant - Speech Link
3: The UK’s 2019 continuity trade agreement with Colombia commits the UK Government to respect human rights - Speech Link

3. 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

4. COVID-19 Pandemic in Latin America
20/10/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: of ventilators has been notable in Bolivia. In Colombia, there was a 103% increase in domestic violence - Speech Link
2: called for, which would be no bad thing.Colombia reacted reasonably quickly in the initial stages - Speech Link

5. 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

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Colombia
1. Colombia: USA
asked by: Lord Browne of Ladyton
24/07/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the accuracy of reports that US military exports to Colombia were used for illegal surveillance activities.

2. Colombia: Surveillance
asked by: Baroness Coussins
15/06/2020
... the press and others in Colombia.

3. Colombia: Surveillance
asked by: Baroness Coussins
15/06/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government whether their Embassy in Colombia will monitor investigations into the alleged collation of secret files on civil society organisations there.

4. Colombia: Surveillance
asked by: Baroness Coussins
15/06/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any UK funding initiatives in Colombia are being used to support intelligence gathering activities there against civil society organisations.

5. Colombia: Surveillance
asked by: Baroness Coussins
15/06/2020
... to support and oversee investigations into alleged illegal intelligence gathering and misuse by Colombian state institutions.

Latest Questions
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10 Current APPG Officers
Greg Clark Portrait
Greg Clark
Vice Chair
Conservative - Tunbridge Wells
Joined: 8th April 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Chemical Industry , Italy , Motor
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