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Colombian Human Rights Defenders Building Sustainable Peace: Program Today

February 18, 2016 Despite optimism that a peace agreement will soon be reached at the peace talks in Havana, the war in Colombia continues, marked by a worrisome rise in attacks on human rights defenders, particularly women.  Human rights defenders … Continue reading

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Colombia Peace Forum Program on Reintegration: Join USIP Live

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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Perspectives on Colombia’s Peace Process and Opportunities for U.S. Engagement

February 8, 2014 Videos are now available (see below) for the Colombia peace process conference held on January 23rd at The Elliott School for International Affairs at George Washington University sponsored by the Washington Office on Latin America.  Speakers from across Colombia’s … 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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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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