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Colombia is a constitutional, multiparty republic. It is a presidential democracy (bicameral congress with a senate and a house of representatives).
The last presidential and legislative elections were considered free and fair and the most peaceful in decades by observers. The government generally took steps to investigate, prosecute, and punish officials who committed human rights abuses, although some cases experienced long delays. The government generally implemented effectively laws criminalizing official corruption. The government was implementing police reforms focused on enhancing community-police relations, accountability, and human rights.

The overall score indicates that there are substantial risks of potential human rights violations in this country. This may also include the tourism sector. Relevant risks for the tourism sector are, e.g.:
  • Violence against LGBTQI+ persons
  • Violence against and forced displacement of Afro-Colombian and indigenous persons
  • Killings and violence against trade unionists
  • Child labor

For better comparability, we have converted the original scores of the indices to a uniform scale of 1-100 (1 most negative, 100 most positive).

In the following table you find these recalculated values and the original score in brackets behind them.

For information and a link to the original index click on "?" in the table.

The Overall Score is the geometric mean of all converted values for each country. It is subcategorized in five risk categories with colour gradations that can be seen in the map.

You can find more details on the methodology here.

10,0/100 (5)
75,2/100 (0,752)
80,9/100 (0,809)
60,0/100 (4,0)
48,4/100 (51,62)
87,5/100 (T1)
71,0/100 (0,71)
48,0/100 (0,48)
34,7/100 (78,4)
64,0/100 (64)
42,4/100 (42,4)
39,0/100 (39)
69,0/100 (69)