Peace in Colombia promises to bring many environmental benefits to the country, but also poses environmental risks .
The tentative, but historic, peace deal between the government and the FARC may not be popular. But it still might work.
Juan Fernando Cristo, Colombia’s Minister of the Interior, discusses the peace process with the FARC.
Colombia should integrate environmental considerations into its rural economic development plans to avoid an increase in deforestation associated with the post-conflict transition.
El lunes 20 de marzo, El Diálogo realizó un evento con el Ministro de Interior de Colombia, Juan Fernando Cristo, para discutir la implementación del Acuerdo de Paz de Colombia con las FARC.
As Colombia begins the multi-year process of implementing last year’s peace accord, it is vital to balance environmental conservation with the need for sustainable economic development.
On July 17, the Inter-American Dialogue invited Colombia’s Minister of Labor, Griselda Restrepo, to discuss labor advances in post-conflict Colombia. Director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, Michael Camilleri, moderated the discussion. The event focused on US-Colombia cooperation over labor policy, new labor initiatives accompanying the peace accords, and post-conflict violence against workers.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the recent military offensive that Venezuela launched along its border with Colombia.