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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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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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Jan. 27, 2015 As representatives of the Colombian government and Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC-EP) and their teams prepare for the 32nd round of negotiations to be launched on February 2nd, two substantive issues remain on their agenda.  First, the … Continue reading

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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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You are cordially invited to participate in a forum on “The Peace Process in Colombia: Challenges, Opportunities, and Strategies for the Protection of Human Rights.”  The event will take place on Thursday, March 27, 2014, from 10:00-11:30a.m. at the United … Continue reading

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12 January 2014 Happy New Year to all! The delegates of the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP resume their conversations in Cuba on illicit crops and drug trafficking tomorrow.  (See my two earlier posts, one in Spanish and one … Continue reading

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