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Colombia Peace Talks Open with Second Rebel Group: Process Might Provide Model for Civil Society Participation

February 6, 2017 After three years of exploratory talks, the Colombian government and the country’s largest remaining insurgency, the National Liberation Army (ELN), are due to open formal negotiations tomorrow in Quito, Ecuador. The beginning of the long-delayed talks represents … Continue reading

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29th Cycle Ends; FARC Launches News Show on the Peace Talks

Oct. 5, 2014 The peace delegations of the Colombian government and the FARC ended their 29th cycle of talks on Friday, Oct. 3, and announced that they would initiate the 30th cycle on October 20.  During the 29th cycle, as … Continue reading

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Delegación Pastoral de la Iglesia Unida de Cristo EE.UU./U.S. Pastoral Delegation in Colombia

Ver aquí una entrevista que se hizo en Café con Fe, un programa en el Canal Capital de Bogotá.  Se entrevistó a una pastora norteamericana que pertenece a una delegación que visitó a Colombia.  (Michael Joseph se pasa como traductor.) … Continue reading

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The Pope and the Bishops Speak of Peace in Colombia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos’s endorsement of last month’s April 9th rallies for peace signaled the beginning of a more active courtship by the government of key opinion leaders, and has opened the door for public expressions of support for the … Continue reading

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Lecciones para los diálogos de paz en Oslo y La Habana

Aquí adjunto el texto de un nuevo documento, “Lecciones para los diálogos de paz en Oslo y La Habana,” que se lanza hoy cuatro instituciones–el Instituto Estadounidense para la Paz (United States Institute of Peace/USIP), la Universidad de Georgetown, la Universidad … Continue reading

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Consolidating a Spirit of Peace

Last week I participated in the third national encounter of Ecumenical Women Peacebuilders on a farm in Santandercito, just a few hours outside of Bogota, Colombia. Leaving the city at 8 am Saturday morning, our bus drove through winding hills, and … Continue reading

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