German is an International Peacemaker from Colombia and a peace and justice activist. His efforts focus on the promotion of human rights. He works with social justice organizations, especially those devoted to victims of violence, and with the Presbyterian Accompaniment Program for Peace. Based on his experience in community organizing, he believes profoundly in peace based on justice to resolve political, social and agrarian economic conflicts.
He will focus on resolution of conflict rooted in the physical displacement, abuse, and economic inequities imposed upon Colombians by multinational companies in subversion of the Free Trade Agreement; the violence situation within Colombia and new changes for hope and peace; participative citizenship for peaceful change; and justice and Christian faith in the Colombian context.