After few years from the first mission of Cittadinanzattiva in Colombia, today we welcome our network "Corporación Tribunal de Derechos" of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.
It is a new civic subject involved in the protection of citizens' rights as a result of the work of many active citizens of one of the most beautiful city in Latin America, Cartagena, who found in the local institutions and university, the international organizations (ONU) and Cittadinanzattiva a support to their will to be involved in the protection of common goods and public services of their city.
For Cittadinanzattiva, this new member of our Network is a reason of proud and satisfaction and it demonstrates that at the end of a project, the civic involvement and commitment has not stopped.
At the same time, it reflects an important perspective as it a starting point of a continuous commitment beyond the European borders, in another continent.
In fact, when Active Citizenship Network was created, more than 10 years ago, the choice of its name did not want to have any geographic limit, as the rights protection has no borders.
Now, the challenge is to put together our vocation for rights protection and civic participation promotion also in the development international cooperation context, a crucial field for us. The first concrete experiences are extremely encouraging.
Director Active Citizenship Network