An indictment of some of the Colombian government’s policy choices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CERAC, a Bogotá-based think-tank with an extensive database of conflict information, finds a large increase in politically motivated killings during the first five months of 2020.
U.S. researchers explore forced disappearance and other security dynamics at the Colombia-Venezuela border region in Norte de Santander department.
Finds that the process of selecting justices for the Special Jurisdiction for Peace was a model of inclusiveness.
A study of the Truth Commission, the challenges it faces, and recommendations for its remaining work.
Information about Venezuelan returnee flows, and provision of assistance to them, during the COVID-19 crisis.
The 2019 report on attacks on social leaders and human rights defenders produced by Somos Defensores, a coalition of human rights groups.
An overview of conflict trends during the first four months of 2020. Notes some decrease in overall violence amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with armed groups enforcing restrictions and social leaders facing even more attacks.
An overview of attempts to negotiate peace with the ELN guerrillas during the Santos government, and during the transition to the Duque government.
CERAC, a Bogotá-based think-tank with an extensive database of conflict information, finds an increase in deaths from politically motivated violence in April, compared to February and March.
A book-length review of FARC compliance with its peace accord commitments, by the ex-guerrillas’ representatives to the joint verification commission CSIVI.
The think tank affiliated with the FARC political party looks at budgeting for implementation of the first and costliest chapter (“rural reform”) of the 2016 peace accord.
An infographic explaining the unilateral ceasefire that the ELN declared during the month of April 2020, past ceasefires, and what might come next.
The think tank affiliated with the FARC party responds to findings published in the March 26, 2020 UN Secretary General report on peace implementation.
Explains methods of psychosocial accompaniment for conflict victims seeking restitution of stolen landholdings.
A detailed look at how the participatory elements of peace accord implementation have been working.
A look at how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting historically conflictive parts of Colombia that were prioritized for the peace accord’s Territorially Focused Development Programs (PDET).
Raises concerns about persistent impunity for human rights violations committed by state actors, and calls on the International Criminal Court to remain vigilant.
An analysis by Gwen Burnyeat and Andrei Gómez-Suárez of recent events and prospects for renewed dialogues with the ELN.
The Bogotá think tank, which maintains a database of conflict events, finds that the ELN did not violate its declared ceasefire during the first 22 days of April.
A virtual museum exhibit about past struggles of the free press in Colombia. With initial features on Arauca, Caquetá, and Córdoba.
An update on the human rights situation amid Colombia’s COVID-19 state of emergency.
A report from a think tank affiliated with the FARC political party alleges that the Territorially Focused Development Programs (PDET) are departing from the vision foreseen in the peace accords’ first chapter.
A survey of conditions along the Colombia-Venezuela border as it braces for the impact of coronavirus.
The Bogotá think tank, which maintains a database of conflict events, finds that the ELN did not violate its declared ceasefire during the first 15 days of April.