MARINO CORDOBA BERRIO is a proven defender of human rights and Afro-Colombian ethnic leader and a displaced survivor of military and paramilitary action referred to as “Operación Génesis” in his home region of Riosucio-Choco. This operation occurred between 1996 and 1997 against the civil population of Riosucio, where more than twenty thousand black and indigenous people of that municipality were displaced, dozens were disappeared and an unknown number were assassinated. Mr. Córdoba is a Lawyer of the Universidad Politécnico Gran Colombiano and has a background in Social Management and Community Management, conflict resolution and negotiation.
Thursday, September 12
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM