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Colombia Appoints Women Peace Negotiators

In a long overdue decision, the Colombian government has appointed Nigeria Renteria and Maria Paulina Riveros as members of the Colombian government’s negotiating team in its ongoing peace talks with the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia). Millions of people have been victimized during the 50-year old armed conflict…

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Women’s Action for Peace in Colombia: Action for Peace in Colombia: Prospects and Challenges for Women in the Peace Process

On November 8th 2013, the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP), a program partner of the Civil Society Action Network (ICAN); the Permanent Mission of Norway; UN Women; Coalición 1325; and Cordaid, co-hosted the panel discussion “Women’s Action for Peace in Colombia: Prospects and Challenges for Women in the Peace Processes.” This panel discussion focused…

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