Tag Archive: Colombia

PSRP Panel: Understanding the Role of Political Settlements in Shaping the Opportunities for Progressive Institutional Change in Conflict-to-Peace Transitions

PSRP members have organised a panel at the conference ‘Gender, Institutions and Change: Feminist Institutionalism after 10 years’.

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Colombians’ Persistence in the Search for Peace: Interview with ‘Chocolate of Peace’ Producer

This blog post, by Nathalia Salamanca-Sarmiento, PhD Researcher – University of Edinburgh, presents an interview with Gwen Burnyeat, the producer and co-director of the documentary Chocolate of Peace. The discussion put in context the importance of ‘persistence’ in peace-building, considering that Colombia is now both implementing the peace agreement with FARC (an amended one was signed on 24th […]

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Peace in Colombia?

This blog post by Gwen Burnyeat, Wolfson PhD scholar at UCL, was first published by the London Review of Books, on 1 December  2016. In this piece, Gwen comments on the recent development in the post-referendum context and the adoption of a new peace agreement in Colombia. The new peace accord between the government and the Revolutionary Armed […]

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Consortium Event: Chocolate of Peace – The persistence of Colombians in the search for peace

Global Justice Academy-sponsored screening of Chocolate of Peace, followed by a conversation with Gwen Burnyeat, producer and co-director of the documentary on the Colombian peace process.

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No war and no peace in Colombia and the Philippines

This post by Kristian Herbolzheimer, compares the Mindanao and Colombian peace negotiations and underlying political battles for public opinion in both the Filippino and Colombian contexts. This is the sixth of a series of blog posts related to the Colombian Peace Process. The peace processes of the Philippines and Colombia have both, in the past, been hailed as shining […]

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Consortium Event: Colombia Peace Processes and their Impact in Latin America

Forum at the University of Edinburgh, sponsored by the Global Justice Academy and the Global Development Academy.

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PSRP Researcher Presenting: Peace Agreements, Power-Sharing, and Political Transitions: Women’s Roles in Colombia, Syria, Yemen and Beyond

Professor Christine Bell, will speak on the role of women’s participation in peace processes as part of a UN Women and International Peace Institute policy forum.

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Conflict resolution: a hard sell in the political market? Lessons from Colombia

This post by Dr Alexander Ramsbotham, PSRP researcher from Conciliation Resources, was first published by Bond on 20 October 2016. This is the fifth of a series of blog posts related to the Colombian Peace Process. The recent public rejection of the peace deal in Colombia was a blow for conflict resolution. The shock of the result is a painful […]

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Consortium Event: Colombia: Where Next?

Transitional Justice Institute will host a public discussion on the aftermath of the Colombian referendum vote.

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Colombia: Don’t they want peace?

This blog post, by Dr Jan Pospisil, PSRP researcher based at the Law School, University of Edinburgh, analyses the political context in which the referendum on the peace agreement in between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP. This is the fourth of a series of blog posts related to the Colombian Peace Process. The negative vote on […]

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