Lasting and Sustainable Peace in Colombia: The seventh anniversary of the peace accord and opportunities that lie ahead


Location: Keough Washington, D.C. Office

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Join us for an event marking the seventh anniversary of the historic signing of the Colombian Peace Accord in 2016. Panelists will engage in a thoughtful discussion on the progress made since implementing the accord, the challenges that have arisen, and the opportunities that lie ahead in the journey to establish a lasting and sustainable peace in Colombia.

Speakers include:

  • Opening Remarks by Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Gail Morgado

  •  Introductory remarks by Daniel Avila, Charge d’Affaires at the Embassy of Colombia to the US
  • Moderated by Maura Policelli, executive director, Washington Office and associate professor of the practice, Keough School of Global Affairs

  • Josefina Echavarría Alvarez, director of the Peace Accords Matrix, professor of the practice, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

  • Steve Hege, Regional Deputy Director at the United States Institute of Peace

  • Cynthia Arnson, Distinguished Fellow, Latin American Program at the Wilson Center

  • Sinisa Vukovic, Senior Lecturer of Conflict Management and Global Policy, and Director of the Masters program at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

  • Leslie Wingender, director of peacebuilding, Humanity United

A reception will follow this event.

This event is part of the Keough School of Global Affairs' speaker series, "Evidence to Action: Translating Research into Policy Impact." Cosponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, the Keough School of Global Affairs, Humanity United, the Wilson Center and its Latin America Program the United States Institute of Peace and Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.

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