We amplify the space of action for human rights defenders who are threatened
SweFOR has had peace observers in Guatemala since the year 2000 as part of the international accompaniment project ACOGUATE. The staff of SweFOR is principally located in Guatemala city and their activities are financed by the Swedish ecumenical organization SMC.
We create protection through physical presence, strategic communication and workshops in self protection.
SweFOR in Guatemala is part of ACOGUATE, whose mandate is to bring international accompaniment to human rights defenders.
We accompany various organizations that work for territorial rights, the environment and transitional justice.