Category Archives: Social Movements

April 4, 2014 The parties resumed their twenty-third round of talks today, Friday, April 4th, after a relatively shorter break than usual.  The last round ended on Sunday, March 30, with a joint communiqué by the government of Colombia and … Continue reading

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October 3, 2013 This morning, delegates of the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP resumed their 15th round of talks in Havana, where they continue to discuss the theme of political participation, and to craft agreements designed to end Colombia’s … Continue reading

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Learning Lessons from Past Peace Processes

In President Santos‘s remarks at the Casa de Nariño on Monday, August 27, he announced that his government had been engaged in exploratory talks with the FARC, and that future talks, the details of which are expected to be announced in … Continue reading

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25th Anniversary of Esquipulas II: Lessons for Peace in Colombia?

This month marks 25 years since the signing of the Esquipulas II agreement in Guatemala that brought an end to the wars of Central America.  On Wednesday, August 15, 2012, I attended an event at OAS headquarters sponsored by the Organization … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera Discussion on Crisis in Cauca

Check out the segment below, which aired Wednesday on Al Jazeera television, to hear about the rising conflict in southwestern Colombia and to see live footage from the region. The show features yours truly as a guest, along with U.S. … Continue reading

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