Category Archives: Peace Process

Dec. 10, 2014 The peace delegations of the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP return to the table in Havana to resume talks today, thereby putting an end to the crisis that was precipitated by the detention of a high-ranking … Continue reading

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October 27, 2014 The thirtieth round of talks between the government of Colombia and the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC-EP) began on Friday, Oct. 24 in Havana.  In this round, the parties have resumed discussion of the issue of victims; … Continue reading

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23 September 2014 The 29th round of talks began on Tuesday, Sept. 23, and in a joint communiqué on Sept. 24, the Colombian government and FARC-EP negotiators in Havana announced their decision to make public the preliminary draft agreements reached in … Continue reading

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September 10, 2014 On Monday, September 1, the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP reconvened in Havana to initiate the 28th cycle of peace talks.  In this cycle, negotiators are working simultaneously on several different fronts. Victims The parties at … Continue reading

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August 28, 2014 See my post published yesterday for the International Relations and Security Network of ETH Zurich/Swiss Federal Institute of Technology: Mediation Perspectives: Innovative Approaches in the Colombian Peace Process.  

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7 August 2014 President Juan Manuel Santos is sworn in today for a second term.  Watch the inauguration ceremony live from Bogotá: The Colombian Constitution requires the president to take office and be sworn in when the Congress is in … Continue reading

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June 14, 2014 Just back from a week in Bogota, where I was able to partake of some of the capital’s  political culture in the final days before Sunday’s presidential elections.  It has been an exciting time, but also one … Continue reading

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May 24, 2014 It is widely expected that tomorrow’s presidential elections in Colombia will result in a run-off election on June 15th between the incumbent President and National Unity candidate Juan Manuel Santos and Democratic Center party candidate, Oscar Iván … Continue reading

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