Angelo Cardona

Angelo Cardona is a Colombian human rights defender, peace and disarmament activist. He is co-founder and President of the Ibero-American Alliance for Peace, Representative of Latin America in the Council of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Peace Bureau, and member of the Advisory Board of World Beyond War. In 2019, his work for peace and disarmament earned him the Inspirational Icon Award at the 21st Century Icon Awards in London, England.

Violence can’t be a viable solution to the conflict in Ukraine.

The world is submerged in a sea of pain and tears. It’s not just Ukraine; it is also Colombia, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Iran, Afghanistan, and many other places where the blood of innocents who have been taken to war is…

Violence remains relentlessly, how Colombia is failing to protect social leaders.

Colombia has been living with one of the longest armed conflicts in the world. A peace agreement to end the more than 50-year-old armed civil war was signed in Havana, Cuba, in 2016 between Colombia’s Military Forces and the insurgent…

Why Colombia’s unrest will not stop soon

The demonstrations in Colombia were triggered by the proposal for a new tax reform that sought to raise money for the economic recovery generated as a result of the pandemic. A reform that, among other things, planned to tax the…