The Colombian Peace Agreement: Where Are We Today?

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Date(s) - Thursday - Jul 2, 2020
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


IPB’s own Angelo Cardona is joined by prominent Colombian Senator Iván Cepeda Castro and journalist and political analyst Dr. Victor de Currea-Lugo to reflect on the 2016 peace agreement and its implementation. Many have questioned the peace deal’s survival since President Iván Duque Márquez’s ascension to power in 2018. Further attention will be given to the recent deployment of US troops to Colombia and its effect on relations with Venezuela. Finally, there will be a discussion on the role of the international peace movement in the peace process. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss the topic with the speakers.