WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas
24 Mar 2016 | Podcast

How a Ceasefire in Colombia Can Work

Colombia’s government and FARC guerrillas missed the March 23 deadline that they had set for themselves to finish a peace accord. Still, after 3 1/2 years of talks, an agreement on a full cessation of hostilities—a bilateral ceasefire—is likely in the near future.

What would happen the day after that?

In this podcast, Adam and Sarah look at the obstacles in the way to a smooth post-conflict transition: other violent groups, demobilization challenges, lack of consultation with communities, international apathy, and—perhaps most of all—the Colombian government’s historic inability to be present, protecting its citizens, in much of the national territory.

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Download  24-03-2016 (15.19 MB)

Duration: 26:29 m – Filetype: mp3 – Bitrate: 80 KBPS – Frequency: 44100 HZ

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