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UN Verification Mission in Colombia

Authorization date: 07/17

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OEA Misión de Apoyo al Proceso de Paz en Colombia - OAS Mission to Support the Peace Process in Colombia (Sonstige)
Begin: 02/04

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UN proposes talks to ease military tensions with Venezuela (12.09.2019)

Colombia’s President Ivan Duque rejected a proposal of United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres to ease military tensions with Venezuela through talks on Wednesday. Guterres proposed the talks after Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro kicked off two weeks of military exercises and 11...

EU reminds Duque his responsibility is implementing peace in Colombia (12.09.2019)

The European Union’s foreign minister told Colombia’s President Ivan Duque on Thursday he can forget about support for military intervention in Venezuela and ought to proceed with his country’s peace process. EU Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini’s visit couldn’t have come at a more delicate...

Colombia’s new challenge to peace (05.09.2019)

Since the signing of the landmark 2016 deal, Colombia’s peace process has been beset by challenges, not least a proliferation of armed groups that has seen renewed conflict and soaring displacement. But last week, alarm ratcheted up a level as a group of ex-FARC guerrillas took to YouTube and...

Colombian mayoral candidate killed, government blames rebel dissidents (03.09.2019)

A mayoral candidate in southwestern Colombia was killed along with five other people in an attack likely perpetrated by dissidents from the demobilized FARC guerrilla group, the government said on Monday. The killing was the first of a candidate for October local and regional elections and came...

Colombia ex-Farc rebel Iván Márquez issues call to arms (29.08.2019)

A former commander in the Farc rebel group in Colombia, Iván Márquez, has called on his followers to take up arms less than three years after the rebels signed a peace agreement with the government. Iván Márquez appeared in a video in military fatigues and carrying a gun. He announced that a "new...

Attacks against civilians in Colombia increased in 2019: UN (06.08.2019)

Attacks against civilians in Colombia continued to increase in the first half of 2019 compared to the same period last year, according to the United Nations. In the latest report on the humanitarian situation in the South American country, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of...

UN urges Colombia to implement neglected elements of peace deal with FARC (24.07.2019)

The United Nations Security Council urged Colombia’s government on Tuesday to implement elements of the 2016 peace deal with former FARC rebels that have come to a virtual halt.Artikeltext

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