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Talks with ELN Launched Tonight

February 7, 2017  At 5 pm tonight, peace talks opened in Quito, Ecuador, between the Colombian government and the National Liberation Army (ELN).  The talks will take place at the Cashapampa Hacienda, an estate in the southwestern part of Quito … Continue reading

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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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Colombian Human Rights Defenders Building Sustainable Peace: Program Today

February 18, 2016 Despite optimism that a peace agreement will soon be reached at the peace talks in Havana, the war in Colombia continues, marked by a worrisome rise in attacks on human rights defenders, particularly women.  Human rights defenders … Continue reading

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Thinking about Inclusion: Afro-Colombians and the Colombian Peace Process

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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Evento/Webcast sobre “Paz Territorial”

23 marzo 2015 Mientras los diálogos de paz avancen en La Habana, el Alto Comisionado para la Paz, Sergio Jaramillo, ha llamado para la “paz territorial.” Este concepto reconoce que la firma de un acuerdo de paz no es suficiente … Continue reading

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Crisis Management in Colombia: Update on an Unfolding Crisis

November 24, 2014 A week that should have been given over to reflection on the achievements and pending agenda of the Colombian peace talks in Havana was spent seeking to manage a crisis that caused the suspension of the 31st … Continue reading

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Gabriel García Márquez (1927-2014): Rest in Peace

20th April 2014 On Thursday, April 17th, President Juan Manuel Santos declared three days of national mourning in observance of the death of Gabriel García Márquez, or “Gabo,” as he is affectionately known.  The entire world mourns with Colombia as … Continue reading

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