About Us

Who we are

Fundación Pasos Libres is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to revolutionize the way to prevent and disrupt human trafficking through the design, development, and implementation of innovative strategies, methodologies, and technologies to contribute to building more peaceful and just societies.

Partners

How we do it

Pasos Libres has designed a strategic plan that seeks to position the prevention of human trafficking as an essential issue on the domestic and international agenda.

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Technological and social innovation

Traffik Analysis Hub

Pasos Libres leads the Regional Office for Latin America of the Traffik Analysis Hub (TA Hub), the first global data center that facilitates human trafficking information exchange between organizations of all industries and sectors. The platform is hosted in an IBM Cloud secure environment and uses highly advanced IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies and machine learning, among others.

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DataJam Pasos Libres

The DataJam Pasos Libres is a technology innovation competition that seeks to develop data-based solutions to identify, analyze and georeference human trafficking patterns, networks, and hotspots. This competition was born from the success of the BlueHack Pasos Libres created in 2018 by Pasos Libres and IBM, and it’s held annually since then. The 2020 version became the first global competition against human trafficking bringing together participants and experts from seventeen countries and four continents.

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BlueHack Pasos Libres

First hackathon in Colombia that seeks to solve challenges in the prevention and investigation of human trafficking, as well as the identification and assistance to victims of this crime through the development of innovative technological tools. This event was held for the first time in Bogotá, Colombia in 2018, being replicated in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and New Jersey, the United States in 2019.

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SERVICES

Let’s work together!

Competitions and Innovation Camps

We facilitate social and technological innovation scenarios focused on the design of prototype solutions in crime prevention and citizen security.

Workshops and Prevention Conferences

The best way to approach the issue with large groups through assertive activities and conversations.

Specialized Consulting

With accurate information, we can identify risk scenarios and design strategies to prevent human trafficking for companies and organizations from multiple areas.
OTHER PROJECTS

QuickCamp Pasos Libres

SOCIAL INNOVATION CAMP

The QuickCamp Pasos Libres is a social innovation camp that seeks to strengthen the capacity of young leaders to co-create practical solutions that contribute to prevent different expressions of organized crime using methodologies such as Design Thinking, Community Based Dialogue and Conflict Analysis and Transformation.

More Pedal Less Trafficking

LET'S PEDAL AGAINST TRAFFICKING

More Pedal Less Trafficking: Let's pedal against Trafficking! It is the first bike observation race in Colombia that seeks to educate and raise awareness about human trafficking using sport as a means to provide citizens with unique learning, prevention, and self-care experience. This project is the product of the joint work of Fundación Pasos Libres and Curvas en Bici Bogotá.

GLOBAL AGENDA

Pasos Libres in the world

Since 2018 Pasos Libres has driven an important international agenda in five countries and four continents. With the support of the United States Institute of Peace, Thomson Reuters Foundation, IOM and Innovation for Change, our organization has shared its projects with governments, companies, activists, international cooperation agencies and even the Dalai Lama.

INDIA

Where Tibetan culture struggles to survive, we met and talked with the Dalai Lama and shared with some of the most important young peacebuilders in the world.

UNITED STATES

We participated in the launch of the TA Hub, met with the Department of State officials, run a hackathon and visited the IBM offices.

UNITED KINGDOM

In the heart of London, we were part of the Trust Conference, the event that brings together the most influential leaders and organizations in the field of the fight against human trafficking worldwide.

TUNISIA

We were invited to North Africa by IOM and the Tunisian Government to talk about innovation and human trafficking at the 5ème Ecole d'Eté sur la Migration.

PERU

We shared our projects, connect with young leaders and strengthen our capacity for innovation and social impact.

WORLD

We will continue to share our ideas and projects in international scenarios

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CONTACT

LOCATION

Bogotá, Colombia

MOBILE

+57 3222497600

E-MAIL

info@fundacionpasoslibres.org