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November 27, 2013 Talks between the Colombian government and the FARC resume tomorrow in Havana.  In this 17th round of discussions, the parties will focus on illicit crops and drug trafficking, and will be joined by two women at the table–María … Continue reading

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Throughout the twentieth century, women’s day has been associated with the call for human rights (especially labor rights and women’s rights) and opposition to war.  It was first celebrated globally on March 8th, 1975, in tandem with the first UN … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation?

On Tuesday of this week, I gave a talk on lessons from past peace processes for a panel at the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA).  I was joined by my colleagues Marc Chernick from Georgetown University, Adam Isacson and … Continue reading

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International Peace Day and Ceasefires

September 21, 2012 Today is International Peace Day.  Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1981 as an annual day of non-violence and voluntary global cease-fire, the annual celebration of peace encourages armed groups in conflict zones voluntarily to … Continue reading

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