Monthly Archives: March 2013

Land and the Peace Agenda in Colombia

Five months ago, formal peace talks were launched between the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP guerrillas. The early rounds of talks have focused on the issue of agrarian development—the first of six agreed agenda items. Highly skewed land tenure … Continue reading

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Taking Stock of the Peace Talks in Havana

Just over five months ago, formal peace talks began between the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP guerrillas.  The reviews coming in from Havana, where the seventh round of talks was completed last Thursday, suggest that the parties have developed … Continue reading

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Reflections on International Women’s Day

Throughout the twentieth century, women’s day has been associated with the call for human rights (especially labor rights and women’s rights) and opposition to war.  It was first celebrated globally on March 8th, 1975, in tandem with the first UN … Continue reading

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