Everything’s Ready for a New Season of ‘Golombiao, the Game of Peace’
August 15, 2018

Drummond Ltd., the Colombian government’s Reincorporation and Normalization Agency (ARN in Spanish), and the Mayor of Cienaga have prepared the courts and students from six schools in Cienaga for the inauguration this Thursday, August 9, of a new season of the “building values through games” strategy. 

The students at the schools Alianza para el Progreso, El Carmen, La Maria, Alfredo Correa de Andreis, Enoc Mendoza and Carlos Garcia Mayorca will field the six teams representing the principles of equality, non-violence, freedom of expression, active participation, non-discrimination, and caring for oneself, others, and the environment, which are the principles promoted by the ‘Golombiao, the Game of Peace’ methodology.

This strategy is the product of a government effort to work on issues related to prevention, good use of free time, and safeguards for the rights of adolescents by strengthening arenas that will motivate young people to get along with each other.

In its work with former combatants, the ARN discovered that 40% of all people involved in a reintegration process acknowledge they joined the armed group when they were minors. As indicated by ARN Coordinator for the Magdalena-Guajira region, Jose Nicolas Wild: “That figure just kept on echoing in our heads. It challenged us to not only help former combatants build new life goals and ambitions, but also to dedicate ourselves to prevention with young people, because the most critical age group – the age at which they join armed groups – is between 12 and 13 years of age.”

ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Certification for Drummond Ltd.’s Mining Operations
August 1, 2018

La Loma, August 1, 2018 Under Lloyd’s Register approval mark, Drummond Ltd.’s mining operations received certification under the International ISO 14001:2015 standard, applicable to the coal mining operations of La Loma, El Descanso, Rincon Hondo, and Similoa, and to the receipt, handling, and loading of coal at Puerto Drummond. This new certificate gives the company […]

ARN, Drummond, and the El Paso Mayor’s office implement actions for a new peace-building generation
July 27, 2018

Valledupar, July 26, 2018. In the township of La Loma de Calenturas, in the department of Cesar, representatives of the Agency for Reincorporation and Normalization (ARN), Drummond Ltd., and the El Paso Mayor’s Office, met to advance the consolidation of the project ‘Protective surroundings for a new peace-building generation’.   Angelica Patricia Agamez, ARN’s coordinator for […]

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