15 March 2018
Category : Opinion
Education is a key factor in transforming the tax culture in those regions most seriously affected by the armed conflict. We continue our journey with EUROsociAL+ in Caquetá (Colombia)Participants at the workshop on tax culture
The National Taxes and Customs Directorate (DIAN) in Caquetá knows that coercion will not get it anywhere, what it needs to do is convince. With only ten auditors, there is no way it can be breathing down every taxpayer’s neck...
08 March 2018
Category : Reportage
Agenda 2030 counts on cooperation as a tool for advancing the gender equality that is being publicly demanded
"On International Women's Day, we must commit ourselves to doing everything possible to overcome entrenched prejudices, support participation and activism, and promote gender equality and the empowerment of women". These are the words of António Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, on...
01 March 2018
Category : Entrevista
Andrés Mahnke, National Defender of the Chilean Public Penal Defender and General Coordinator of AIDEF, talks about the challenges in the region and the projects which are being undertaken with the support of the European Union financed EUROsociAL+ Programme.Andrés Mahnke
Public Defender's Offices are key stakeholders in Latin America, for guaranteeing access to justice for incarcerated people and ensuring that they can exercise their fundamental rights. What are the main challenges to ens...
22 February 2018
Category : Opinion
We travel to Caquetá (Colombia) with the EU-funded EUROsociAL+ programme. In this first instalment, we find out about the tax culture in one of the territories that has existed for decades on the margins of the state, engulfed in the armed conflictArrival in Caquetá (Colombia)
Our twin-engine plane touches down in Florencia, capital of Caquetá Department, the gateway to the Colombian Amazon. The storm which preceded our arrival has left the evening bright and clean. The sun melts onto the strikingly beautiful emerald green landscape. Zebu cattle surrounded by w...