Tag Archive: FARC

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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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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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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Getting to ‘not yet’: Colombia’s Peace Agreement Referendum

This blog post, by Prof Christine Bell, PSRP Programme Director, addresses the result of the peace agreement referendum that took place in Colombia, last Sunday, 2 October 2016. This is the third of a series of blog posts related to the Colombian Peace Process. A referendum on the Colombian Peace Agreement between the Government and the FARC, appears to […]

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Colombia: the Missing Actor

This post by Kristian Herbolzheimer was first published by OpenDemocracy on 12 Septembre 2016. View the original blog on the OpenDemocracy website in English and in Spanish. This is the second of a series of blog posts related to the Colombian Peace Process. Today, the peace process in Colombia is the world’s main referent in peace-building. On September, 26, the Colombian government and the Revolutionary […]

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