Invitation to discussion on
Colombian Peace Talks: The Flame of Hope Is Back Again!
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York
On Sun. 1 June, 10:00am - 11:50am in Room 1.124
Abstract: The presentation: "The oldest democracy in Latin America," with the most largest and older guerrilla of the world and a cruel and terrible armed conflict are, one more time, in peace talks this time in Havana, Cuba. What are the reasons to believe this is not another frustrated approach as La Uribe (1984), Caracas (1991), Tlaxcala (1992), San Vicente del Caguan (1999)? What is the Agenda in discussion? What are the pro and cons of these peace talks before the international community? Words used by the Department of State when it refers to Colombia.
Juan Carlos Vallejo -- Director Humanitarian Law Peace and Democracy , members of the Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP
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