Category Archives: Peace

President Juan Manuel Santos Interview on PBS NewsHour

November 1, 2016 In case you missed it, here’s the interview PBS did with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos last night.

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Female Ex-Combatants Share Experiences with Colombian Negotiators

May 20, 2016 On May 18, some 13 ex-combatant women from around the world concluded a visit to Havana, where they were invited by the Colombian government and the FARC-EP to meet with the peace table and to share their … Continue reading

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ELN Talks Announced Last Week; Havana Talks Resume Today

April 5, 2016 Last Wednesday, March 30, representatives of the Colombian government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) met at the Foreign Ministry offices in Caracas, Venezuela, to sign a framework agreement that would serve as the basis for launching … Continue reading

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Responses to Justice Accord (continued)

November 11, 2015 (continued from previous post…) -International Support for the Accord The announcement by the Colombian government and the FARC-EP on the terms of a new accord on transitional justice made from Havana on September 23 received immediate support … Continue reading

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Recap of the 37th Round of Peace Talks

June 26, 2015 I have been traveling in recent weeks and without internet access, so, before the 38th round of talks which has been underway since June 17th comes to a close, let me do a brief recap of the … Continue reading

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Abriendo camino para los afro-colombianos en el proceso de paz

17 mayo 2015 En el contexto de las encuestas recientes que señalan una disminución del apoyo para las conversaciones entre el gobierno colombiano y las FARC-EP en La Habana (ver aquí), puede ser el momento de profundizar alianzas con la … Continue reading

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32nd Cycle Ends in Havana

Havana, Cuba February 16, 2015 On Thursday, Feb. 12, the latest cycle of peace talks between the government of Colombia and the FARC in Havana came to a close after 10 days of discussions that focused on the final two substantive … Continue reading

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