Colombia – Energy sector

ii. Response of the national Government to mitigate the effects of Covid-19 
c. Strategy “Together We Can Do It”. 
Commitment to clean and sustainable growth: Within the framework of the principle “produce by conserving and conserve by producing”, the roadmap for sustainable growth is based on the issues of energy transition, combating the effects of climate change, reforestation and access to environmental information. – page 17
In the framework of the implementation of the NAP 2015-2018, the following achievements within the “Protect” Pillar are highlighted: adoption of the human rights guidelines for the mining and energy sector by the Ministry of Mines and Energy through Resolution 40796 of 2018; – page 43
i. Fundamental Pillar 1: The obligation of the State to protect human rights
– The Ministry of Mines and Energy (Minminas) together with the National Hydrocarbons Agency, the National Mining Agency and the Mining and Energy Planning Unit (UPME) will form and implement the Human Rights and Energy Working Group.
– Minminas will formulate and implement gender guidelines for the mining and energy sector.
– Minminas will implement the lines of action that respond to the public policy on Human Rights in the sector, in coordination with the entities of the mining and energy sector.
– MinMinas will build the human rights risk map of the mining and energy sector in prioritised territories.
– The Ministry of Labour will formulate departmental plans for the eradication of child labour and the protection of adolescent workers within the framework of the CIETI.
– The Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC) will formulate the entity’s comprehensive human rights policy.
– The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will carry out actions for the formalisation of employability relations in the rural sector and basic minimum income, in accordance with the recognised rights of rural workers, taking into account a differential approach for the sector. – page 50