Events at USIP

The Elusive Consensus on Peace in Colombia (Spanish-Only)

December 13, 2018

Since taking office in August 2018, Colombia’s government has sought to devise new strategies to advance peace and security in a country long plagued by armed conflict and organized criminal violence. Political consensus around peace, however, has remained elusive. 

The United States Institute of Peace, the Inter-American Dialogue, and the Woodrow Wilson Center on Tuesday, December 11th hosted a conversation with three prominent members of the Colombian Senate’s Peace Commission.

Roy Barreras
Senator, Partido de la Unidad Nacional

Michael Camilleri
Director, Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, The Inter-American Dialogue

Iván Cepeda
Senator, Polo Democrático Alternativo

Paloma Valencia
Senator, Centro Democrático

Steve Hege, moderator
Senior Expert on Colombia, U.S. Institute of Peace

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