Why grassroots peacebuilding? Is ‘inclusive peacebuilding’ a more sustainable recipe for peace?
The Colombian Peace Agreement (CPA) is known as being the most inclusive peace deal to date, as several civil society organizations partook in the negotiation... Read More
What did the end of the conflict bring to rural Colombia?
Conflict developed in different ways in the territories where the armed groups operated. Today, the way in which post-conflict materializes in these territories is also... Read More
Two bridges – how to forgive the unforgiveable
What lessons can forgiveness after Colombia’s 50-year war have for the USA? For one, it demonstrates that there is a need for all of us... Read More
Why Colombia is still living in the shadows of war
Reducing violence in Colombia is crucial to consolidate a successful implementation of the peace process. From displacements, threats and intimidation, sexual violence and land seizures... Read More
Understanding the Colombian peace agreement implementation – introducing the Kroc Institute Report
It has been over a year since a peace agreement was signed between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the Colombian government. What... Read More
Colombia – how strong is the commitment to peace?
Colombia is six months in to a peace deal intended to end 50 years of conflict. With presidential elections due next year, the prospect of... Read More
Was a peace agreement ever possible in a country as complicated as Colombia?
Easy to imagine the president sizing up how that Nobel Prize would look on his mantelpiece. But the impact of the No vote will only... Read More
Where next for peace in Colombia?
Many thought that the October 2 referendum would be a significant step towards ending Colombia’s long-running armed conflict. But a proposed peace deal with one... Read More
Colombia’s peace plebiscite – the ‘Yes’ movement
On 2 October 2016, peace agreements worked out through years of negotiations between the Colombian government and the FARC guerilla group will be endorsed or... Read More
On the eve of a peace agreement – reflecting on Colombia and Northern Ireland
Although ideologically and politically different, Northern Ireland has been influential in the Colombian peace process in a number of ways. As a final peace deal... Read More
The political strategy for peace
After 50 years, the Colombian government has signed a historic ceasefire agreement. But how can we get more Colombians on board?
Ceasefire, de-escalation and prospects for peace in Colombia
Historic ceasefire agreements between FARC and the Colombian government have brought an end to a 50-year conflict. The battle for peace now lies with the... Read More
Embracing peace in Colombia – the real deal?
Part of the battle is trying to convince the people, especially the younger generation, that a peaceful Colombia is a prosperous Colombia. Colombian President, Juan... Read More
Peace and the ELN – and yet it moves
The Ejercito de Liberación Nacional (National Liberation Army) is central to the history of the Colombian conflict, not only because of their salience in particular... Read More
Drug trafficking and the Colombian conflict
What is the relationship between drug trafficking and the armed conflict in Colombia, and will the ongoing peace negotiations between the government and the FARC be able to... Read More
Indigenous peoples – expanding the realm of justice
Indigenous peoples around the world often find themselves caught up in conflict, but ignored by the mechanisms used to end them. Including all parties is... Read More
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