Tag Archives: Human rights

Peace Talks Resume following New Agreements and Preparations for Ceasefire

August 17, 2016 Today the peace delegations of the Colombian government and the FARC-EP resume the next round of what promises to be an extended marathon in their quest to secure a Final Peace Accord.  The government delegation arrived yesterday … Continue reading

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Parties Resume Talks in Havana; Advances in Trust-Building Continue

April 21, 2016 Colombian government and FARC-EP representatives resume their 49th round of peace talks in Havana today.  There they continue discussions on ending the internal armed conflict that has plagued Colombia for more than half a century.  Negotiators had … Continue reading

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Breaking News from Havana: Joint Declaration of Principles on Victims

June 7, 2014 In a press conference in Havana this morning, where Colombian government and FARC negotiators have been meeting since Tuesday to discuss the theme of victims, the parties  presented a joint “Declaration of Principles for the Discussion of … Continue reading

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Peace and Human Rights in Colombia: Report on a Conference

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 By:   Virginia M. Bouvier, Lisa Haugaard and Moira Birss Peace is more than just silencing guns. That was the upshot when Colombian human rights defenders gathered at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, DC last … Continue reading

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U.S. Congressional Hearings on Colombia (UPDATED)

TESTIMONIES FROM THIS EVENT HAVE BEEN ADDED BELOW.  COMPLETE OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT CAN BE FOUND HERE. October 23, 2013 This Thursday, October 24, join us live or in person at the Capitol Visitors Center (HVC 210) for the Tom Lantos Human Rights … Continue reading

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