President Iván Duque Márquez: Colombia’s Domestic and Regional Opportunities and Challenges


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President Duque will discuss Colombia’s agenda and the main goals of his administration. He will review the state of the implementation of the peace agreement with the former guerrilla movement, the FARC; the threats from other armed groups and drug traffickers; and the regional response to the humanitarian and political crisis in Venezuela, among other topics.

Duque was sworn in as President of Colombia on August 7, 2018. From 2014-18 he served as Senator in the Colombian Congress, representing the Democratic Center Party. He worked at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington for over a decade.


Iván Duque Márquez

President of Colombia


Michelle Caruso-Cabrera

CNBC Contributor


Please RSVP no later than close of business, Tuesday February 12, 2019.

Please allow time to pass through security. Doors will close, and all participants must be seated, by 3:45 p.m.

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