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Human Rights and the Colombian Peace Process

April 17, 2018

A woman holds a white flag during a demonstration to demand the immediate endorsement of the new peace agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrilla outside the Colombia's Constitutional Court in Bogota, on December 12, 2016. Colombian Constitutional Court has to debate the approval of a fast track mechanism that would speed up voting on bills linked to the peace process, including amnesty for FARC guerrillas. The Colombia's Congress approved the government's controversial revised peace deal to end a half-century conflict with leftist FARC rebels after voters on October 2 surprisingly snubbed an earlier version of the accord in a referendum. / AFP / Guillermo LEGARIA (Photo credit should read GUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP/Getty Images)

The Conflict Resolution program, the Institute for Women Peace and Security, and the Center for Latin American Studies invite you for a conversation with two Colombian women about human rights and the Colombian Peace Process. Ofelia Castillo and Sandra Bermudez have participated in the Peace Process and are now on tour in the United States, sponsored by the Latin America Working Group, Colombia Human Rights Network, and CoordinaciĆ³n Colombia Europa Estados Unidos. They will talk about the human rights situation in Colombia in the context of implementation of the Peace Agreement, with a particular focus on victims and illicit crops.

RSVP here.