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More than 500 organisations call upon the European Council to declare the FTA between the EU - Colombia and Peru as a mixed agreement

Brussels, September 29, 2011. The European Council has commenced the process necessary to approve the trade agreement between the EU-Colombia and Peru. In light of parliamentary questions to Commissioner Karel De Gucht regarding the grave human rights situation in Colombia, Latin American and European networks, grouped in OIDHACO, the bi-regional European-Latin American and Caribbean network Enlazando Alternativas, Asociación Latinoamericana de Organizaciones de Promoción al Desarrollo (ALOP), Grupo Sur, Hemispheric Social Alliance, la Red Colombiana de Acción contra el Libre Comercio (RECALCA) and CNCD-11.11.11, express their deep concern about the possible adoption of the Agreement.

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