- Before communal leaders of different regions of the country gathered in Bogota, the head of the political portfolio assured that they are the living force of the territories.
During the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Communal Organization in Colombia, the Minister of the Interior, Nancy Patricia Gutiérrez, assured that in compliance with the instruction of President Iván Duque, it was built, together with the National Planning Department and the National Confederation of Community Action , public policy for the strengthening of this population.
"The CONPES that is almost ready, is a course that will allow to rescue the importance of Community Action in the country," she said.
She affirmed that the communal leaders are the living force in the municipalities because they are the ones who contribute daily to the development of the territories, for this reason, she invited them to be a strong chain of work that responds to the needs and proposals that they have in the territory.
She reiterated that the priority of the National Government is to protect them and that the Plan of Action, PAO, was created for the prevention and protection of human rights defenders, social and community leaders and journalists.