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Although civil society is not represented at Colombia’s peace table in Havana, the parties have sought to engage civil society since the talks began through a variety of controlled mechanisms.  In this post, I will mainly discuss these “official” venues, recognizing … Continue reading

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In the absence of a national peace process in the last decade, local and regional peace initiatives have emerged in response to the conflict violence in Colombia.  The call for a political solution to the internal armed conflict, like the … Continue reading

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President Juan Manuel Santos, Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro, the Peace Commissions of the Colombian Congress, the Marcha Patriótica, and a broad range of social organizations called for a national march to support the peace process on April 9th.   The date was highly symbolic, having been … Continue reading

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Just over five months ago, formal peace talks began between the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP guerrillas.  The reviews coming in from Havana, where the seventh round of talks was completed last Thursday, suggest that the parties have developed … Continue reading

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The Colombian Government and the FARC have just issued their first joint communique from the second phase of peace talks currently under way in Oslo.  Here is the original Spanish version:  Comunicado conjunto del Gobierno Nacional y las FARC. 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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“Foro Interamericano”: Programa de Voz de América

Ahora algo para los lectores hispanohablantes/Here is a post for the Spanish speaking-readers.  Este programa sobre los diálogos pendientes entre el Gobierno de Colombia y las FARC se presentó el viernes pasado día en Voz de América.  Para ver el … Continue reading

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Hope and Expectation in Colombia

            This is a moment of tremendous hope and expectation in Colombia.  Following a year-and-a half of quiet confidence-building measures and six months of secret exploratory talks in Cuba, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC … Continue reading

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Colombian Peace Talks on the Horizon

 August 27, 2012 Tonight Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos confirmed the rumors that crested and then exploded after former President Alvaro Uribe tweeted that President Santos had authorized secret peace talks in Havana between government authorities and the Colombian Revolutionary … Continue reading

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