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.

Speakers:
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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