Angelo Cardona is a peace and disarmament activist. He is considered one of the leading figures of pacifism in Colombia for his fight for the implementation of the Peace Agreement signed by the guerilla FARC and the government of Colombia in 2016. He co-founded the national movement ‘Yes to the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (Si a la JEP), which seeks to protect the transitional Justice System (JEP) agreed in Havana, Cuba.
He is a Council member of the International Peace Bureau – IPB and Co-president of the Iberoamerican Alliance for Peace (Alianza Iberoamericana por la Paz – AIPP), Vice-president of Humanity United for Universal Demilitarisation and member of the International Steering Group of the Global Campaign on Military Spending (GCOMS). Cardona has spoken on behalf of Colombia at the United Nations Headquarters, German Parliament, British Parliament, Argentina Congress, and Colombia Congress. In 2019, His fight for peace and disarmament earned him the Inspirational Icon at the 21st Century Icon Awards in London, Uk.
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