Category Archives: U.S. Institute of Peace

May 18, 2015 In a context of recent polls indicating waning public support for the peace talks between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)–see previous post here–it is worth thinking about how to address the issue … Continue reading

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1 de agosto de 2014 Aquí va un artículo sobre el Foro de Paz en Colombia que se hizo en el Instituto de Paz de los Estados Unidos el 29 de julio de 2014 sobre “Propuestas de Paz de las Víctimas … Continue reading

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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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August 5, 2013 I just returned from Colombia, where one of the highlights of my trip was accompanying the Historical Memory Center (HMC) team to the Casa de Nariño for the presentation of their report, Basta Ya! Colombia: Memorias de guerra y dignidad (Enough Already! … Continue reading

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El domingo, 26 de mayo, el gobierno colombiano y las Farc anunciaron que llegaron a un acuerdo sobre el primer punto de la agenda sobre desarrollo agrario integral. Aquí es el anuncio de los delegados del Gobierno y las FARC-EP … Continue reading

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Civil Society Roles in Conflict Zones

In an environment where peace talks are already underway and civil society has been excluded from the peace tables, it might appear that the government and insurgents are calling all the shots. While the armed actors are the ones who will ultimately … Continue reading

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Hace cinco meses, las negociaciones formales de paz se iniciaron entre el gobierno de Colombia y la guerrilla de las FARC-EP. Las primeras rondas de conversaciones se han concentrado en el tema de desarrollo agrario integral–el primer tema de los … Continue reading

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