Last Tuesday, the meeting of the National Political Council of our party, FARC, had a very pleasant interruption.
The United Nations Security Council has adopted Resolution 2366 (2017) through which the Second Verification Mission to the Colombian Peace Agreement is approved.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has released its latest report on the human rights situation in Colombia, detailing the huge challenges facing the country in the midst of the peace process. While it praised the advances towards peace and the human rights guarantees included in the peace deal, the report stated that the peace agreement must be diligently implemented to combat structural human rights abuses in the country.
The representative of the High Commissioner Office for Human Rights in Colombia rings the alarm about the failures in the implementation of the agreements.
The United Nations Security Council, through resolution 2334, established that Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory are illegal and therefore must be stopped.
According to the organization, after the signing of the first peace agreement in Cartagena (September 26, 2016) 13 out of the 57 murders that have been monitored in 2016 have occurred.
Bogotá, November 21 - The United Nations Country Team and the UN Mission in Colombia express concern about violent actions, including recent killings, targeting social leaders in several conflict-affected areas.
Bogotá, November 4 – The tripartite Mechanism coordinated by the UN Mission, with the Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP), will begin to monitor and verify the ceasefire and cessation of hostilities on Monday, 7 November.
New York/Bogotá, 31 October, 2016 - The United Nations Security Council sent a letter to the Secretary General today giving the green light to the UN Mission in Colombia to verify the ceasefire and cessation of hostilities, following a request from the the Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People’s Army (FARC-EP).
Havana, Cuba, October 7, 2016
The delegations of the National Government and the FARC-EP, after meeting in Havana with the guarantor countries and the Head of the Special Mission of the United Nations in Colombia, Jean Arnault, want to inform the public opinion that: