Monthly Archives: July 2016

Gender on the Havana Agenda

July 26, 2016 At 10 am on Sunday, July 24, the peace delegations of the Colombian government and the FARC-EP filed into the Protocol Room of El Laguito in Havana.  There a distinguished group of gender experts had assembled to … Continue reading

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Constitutional Court Approves Plebiscite for Colombian Peace Accords

July 20, 2016 On Monday, July 18, in an anxiously-awaited decision, Colombia’s Constitutional Court unanimously approved the statutory law establishing the plebiscite as the mechanism by which the Colombian electorate will approve or reject the Havana peace accords negotiated by … Continue reading

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Preparing for Peace in Colombia

July 12, 2016 Preparing for the Ceasefire and Setting Aside Weapons The process in Havana has picked up speed since the June 23 agreements, and word here in Bogota is that a final accord is not far away.  As Humberto … Continue reading

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New Agreements on Political Participation; Renewed Energy to End the War

July 9, 2016 Despite a clearly accelerated pace and enormous political will to bring the peace talks to a close and end Colombia’s war once and for all, a final peace deal by July 20th–as announced last month by President … Continue reading

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