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European Parliament Plenary Session – September 2019

Parliament opens its doors for the first plenary session after the summer on Monday evening, with an agenda focused on climate issues and the EU budget. Continue reading

The Colombian people say no to the peace agreement: But hopes for a solution remain

Written by Enrique Gomez Ramirez, The signature of the Final Peace Agreement in Colombia on 26 September 2016 was thought to have brought a successful end to the negotiations between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrilla group. Negotiations between the two sides had started in Havana four years ago, and agreement had been announced … Continue reading

Decisive step for Colombian peace agreement: implementation presents huge challenges

Written by Enrique Gómez Ramirez, The signature of the Final Peace Agreement in Colombia on 26 September 2016 brings a successful end to the negotiations between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrilla group. Negotiations between the two sides started in Havana four years ago, and they announced a final peace agreement on 24 August, … Continue reading

Colombia: new momentum for peace?

In autumn 2012, Colombia’s government and the insurgent Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) started direct peace negotiations, in an attempt to put an end to the 50-year old conflict, which has had over 5 million victims to date (assassi­nations, kidnappings, displaced persons and refugees, etc.). Despite a history of failed negotiations with FARC, a … Continue reading

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