Monthly Archives: January 2016

Parties Fine-Tune Strategies to Reach Peace Deal

January 25, 2016 With the self-imposed deadline for a final peace deal only two months away, the Colombian peace talks have shifted into high gear.  Last Tuesday, the peace delegations of the Colombian government and the FARC called on the … Continue reading

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Peace Talks with FARC Leap Forward: UN/CELAC Invited to Assist

January 20, 2016 Yesterday, the peace delegations of the Government of Colombia and the FARC-EP, meeting in Havana for their 46th cycle of talks, took another major leap toward ending Colombia’s internal armed conflict.  In a  joint communiqué, the parties announced … Continue reading

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Picking Up the Pace at the Peace Table: Round 46 Begins in Havana

January 13, 2016 Cycle 46 Begins The peace delegations of the Colombian government and the FARC-EP met today in Havana for their 46th round of peace talks.  This round is the first of the new year. Launched in the aftermath … Continue reading

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Accord on Disappeared Shows First Results

Dec. 17, 2015 Two months after the government and the FARC-EP reached an accord on “immediate humanitarian measures for the search, location, identification and dignified return of the remains of persons given to be disappeared” by the armed conflict, and … Continue reading

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