Tag Archives: paz

17 mayo 2015 En el contexto de las encuestas recientes que señalan una disminución del apoyo para las conversaciones entre el gobierno colombiano y las FARC-EP en La Habana (ver aquí), puede ser el momento de profundizar alianzas con la … Continue reading

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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 enero 2015 Estimados lectores– Me siento profundamente agradecida por las bendiciones que he recibido este año–la salud, mi familia, y amigos y colegas que me nutren, entre otras.  Me da inspiración permanente el trabajo que Uds. y otros hacen … 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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17 Septiembre 2013 El Centro de Memoria, Paz, y Reconciliación queda en la Calle 26 con la Carrera 19B, al lado del Parque de la Reconciliación donde está la escultura de Botero.  Es un edificio nuevo construido sobre los terrenos … Continue reading

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En la última ronda de la mesa de conversaciones de paz en La Habana, surgieron a luz algunas tensiones, se produjo una “pausa” pequeña en las conversaciones, se recuperó, y se estableció la fecha para el próximo ciclo de encuentros.  Cuando … 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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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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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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Foro Interamericano

Another post for my Spanish-speaking readers with a clip from a Voice of America television program yesterday morning, October 19th.  Click here here to see the tape of the program.  For a shorter YouTube version, click here. Aquí va la discusión que se … Continue reading

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