Precedents

1982 - 2010

Preceded by confrontations between liberal and conservative guerillas in the period of Colombian history known as “La Violencia” (The Violence), the armed conflict between the state and the FARC-EP can be traced back to the 1960s. The FARC-EP guerilla group formed in 1964, and its guerilla structures spread and evolved in different regions of Colombia over the following decades.

Nov 19 1982

Law 35 of 1982, which decrees an amnesty and issues provisions aimed at re-establishing and preserving peace, is enacted.

Mar 28 1984

The FARC-EP guerrillas and the national government sign the first ceasefire agreement, known as the “Uribe Accord” (Los Acuerdos de La Uribe). Peace negotiations formally begin between the insurgent movement and President Belisario Betancur’s government.

May 29 1984

The National Verification Commission is created, which aims to ensure the fulfillment of the Uribe Accord. The Commission’s members included Horacio Serpa, Álvaro Leyva Durán, and Fernando Cepeda Ulloa, among others.

Mar 30 1985

In La Uribe, Meta, the FARC-EP announces the creation of the Patriotic Union (UP, for its Spanish acronym). This political party is part of a process of political, economic, and social organization that the FARC-EP had been carrying out since November 1984.

Mar 9 1986

The Patriotic Union (UP, for its Spanish acronym) participates in congressional elections for the first time. Five senators, nine House representatives, 20 departmental representatives, and 353 councilpersons are elected.

Jul 22 1986

John Agudelo Ríos submits his resignation to the Peace, Dialogue, and Verification Commission. Days later, the other members resign, dissolving the Commission and ending negotiations.

Jun 16 1987

The FARC-EP ambushes National Army members at the Quebrada Riecito in the Puerto Rico municipality, Caquetá. 26 soldiers are killed, and an additional 44 are wounded. This event breaks the ceasefire between the national government and the insurgent movement, concluding this period of negotiations.

Apr 30 1991

The joint negotiating table between the national government and the Simón Bolívar Guerrilla Coordinating Body (CGSB, for its Spanish acronym) is formed. The CGSB is made up of the FARC-EP, the ELN, and the EPL’s remaining members.

May 15 1991

On May 15, 16, and 17, delegates from the Simón Bolívar Guerrilla Coordinating Body and the national government meet in Cravo Norte, Arauca. A first consensus is reached regarding the negotiation agenda, and they agree to continue dialogues in Caracas, Venezuela.

May 15 1991

On May 15, 16, and 17, delegates from the Simón Bolívar Guerrilla Coordinating Body and the national government meet in Cravo Norte, Arauca. A first consensus is reached regarding the negotiation agenda, and they agree to continue dialogues in Caracas, Venezuela.

Jun 1 1991

Negotiating tables are set up in Caracas, Venezuela, to end the armed conflict between the Simón Bolívar Guerrilla Coordinating Body and the national government.

Mar 10 1992

A new round of negotiations between the Simón Bolívar Guerrilla Coordinating Body and the national government begins in Tlaxcala, Mexico. The parties reach first agreements and publish a joint communiqué on March 13, calling all segments of society to join the dialogue.

May 4 1992

As a result of former minister Argelino Durán’s death in captivity, peace talks between the national government and the Simón Bolívar Guerrilla Coordinating Body are suspended. Although the parties considered resuming talks in October of that same year, this did not ultimately happen, officially concluding this period of negotiations.

Jun 9 1998

President-elect Andrés Pastrana meets with the FARC-EP’s commander-in-chief, Manuel Marulanda Vélez (“Tirofijo”).

Jan 7 1999

The negotiating table between the national government and the FARC-EP is installed, with President Andrés Pastrana present. Manuel Marulanda Vélez (“Tirofijo”), FARC-EP commander-in-chief, does not attend the ceremony. Negotiations move forward in the midst of armed confrontation.

Feb 9 2001

In the midst of a crisis, followed by various acts of violence in the country, President Andrés Pastrana and Manuel Marulanda Vélez (“Tirofijo”) meet. They reach the Los Pozos Agreement.

Oct 5 2001

Negotiators from the national government and the FARC-EP sign the San Francisco de la Sombra Agreement. In it, the parties commit to studying the possibility of a ceasefire and call on different segments of society to contribute proposals to the peace process.

Oct 17 2001

The FARC-EP rejects the new conditions established by the national government and leaves the dialogue table.

Feb 20 2002

The FARC-EP hijacks the HK 3951 plane, which was covering the Neiva–Bogotá route. They force it to land on a road in El Hobo, Huila, and kidnap then-senator Jorge Eduardo Géchem Turbay. With this event, the peace talks break down.

Sep 1 2002

The Office of the High Commissioner for Peace, under instructions from the Office of the President, requests aid and good offices from the United Nations Secretary-General in pursuit of a humanitarian agreement with the FARC-EP guerrillas.

Sep 4 2003

Monsignor Luis Augusto Castro and Father Darío Echeverry hold a meeting with Raúl Reyes to explore the possibility of a humanitarian agreement. Another meeting is held on December 27 of that same year.

Jun 4 2007

As a gesture of goodwill, the national government unilaterally releases Rodrigo Granda and another 150 imprisoned guerrillas to achieve a humanitarian agreement.

Feb 27 2008

With the International Committee of the Red Cross’s support and the Venezuelan government’s mediation, kidnapped individuals Gloria Polanco, Jorge Géchem, Luis Eladio Pérez, and Orlando Beltrán are released.

Jul 2 2008

The National Army carries out “Operation Jaque,” freeing 15 kidnapped individuals. Former presidential candidate Íngrid Betancourt and United States contractors Keith Stansell and Marc Gonsalves are among those freed.

Jun 20 2010

Juan Manuel Santos is elected president.

Exploratory Phase

2010 - 2012

The exploratory phase of the talks between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP took place between September 2010 and August 2012. The idea behind these exchanges, the majority of them using a method titled “letter-message,” was to explore the possibility of a negotiated solution to the conflict between the two parties and to identify possible points of interest and steps to make such a negotiation viable.

What was the origin of the dialogues between the Colombian Government and the FARC-EP in 2012?
Aug 7 2010
Dec 6 2010

Letter to Henry Acosta from Pablo Catatumbo. Conclusions regarding the President of the Republic’s proposal to hold a first meeting between government and FARC-EP delegates.

Jan 21 2011

Letter to Henry Acosta from Pablo Catatumbo. Response regarding Mauricio Jaramillo’s future presence and guidelines for the first preparatory meeting, including a proposal for Ricardo Téllez to attend on behalf of the FARC-EP.

May 1 2011

The FARC-EP designates Mauricio Jaramillo and Timoleón Jiménez as part of their delegation for the exploratory meeting.

Jun 10 2011

The Victims and Land Restitution Law (Law 1448 of 2011) is enacted.

Nov 4 2011

Alfonso Cano, FARC-EP commander, is killed in Operation Odiseo.

Dec 7 2011

Meeting between Hugo Chávez, president of Venezuela, and Timoleón Jiménez, commander-in-chief of the FARC-EP.

Feb 26 2012

The first exploratory meeting between representatives of the government and the FARC-EP is held in Havana, Cuba.

Jul 31 2012

The Legal Framework for Peace (Legislative Act 01 of 2012) is enacted.

Aug 26 2012

Signing of the General Agreement to End the Armed Conflict and Build a Stable and Lasting Peace.

Sep 4 2012

Public address from President Juan Manuel Santos on the General Agreement to End the Armed Conflict and Build a Stable and Lasting Peace.

Sep 4 2012

Statement from Timoleón Jiménez, commander-in-chief of the FARC-EP, on the General Agreement to End the Armed Conflict.

Conversations Phase

2012 - 2016

On October 18, 2012, the Negotiations Table was installed, thus initiating the public phase of the process to be carried out in Havana, with the objective of reaching agreements on the six points of the agenda. On August 24, 2016, a first Final Agreement was reached, which was signed in Cartagena a month later.

The challenges of negotiating during wartime
Sep 5 2012

Statement from President Juan Manuel Santos on appointing a government team for peace negotiations.

Sep 19 2012

Appointment of the government’s delegation to the Negotiation Table: plenipotentiaries and alternate negotiators (Resolution 339 of 2012).

Sep 19 2012

Recognition of FARC-EP members as representatives at the Negotiation Table (Resolution 350 of 2012).

Oct 18 2012

Installation of the Negotiation Table in Oslo, Norway.

Nov 29 2012

The parties reach an agreement to launch the website www.mesadeconversaciones.com.co and agree on the format for citizen participation via physical means.

Dec 7 2012

Launch of the Negotiation Table’s website.

Dec 17 2012

The Citizen Participation Forum on Comprehensive Agrarian Development Policy, point 1 on the negotiation agenda, is held.

Apr 9 2013

March in support of the peace process with the FARC-EP.

Apr 28 2013

The Forum on Political Participation is held on point 2 of the negotiation agenda.

May 15 2013

The parties reach an agreement on point 1: Towards a New Colombian Countryside: Comprehensive Rural Reform.

Jul 25 2013

A public hearing convened by the Constitutional Court on the Legal Framework for Peace is held.

Sep 24 2013

The National Forum on the Solution to the Illicit Drugs Problem is held on point 4 of the negotiation agenda.

Oct 1 2013

The Regional Forum on the Solution to the Illicit Drugs Problem is held in San José del Guaviare, Guaviare, on point 4 of the negotiation agenda.

Oct 23 2013

The National Summit of Women and Peace is held in Bogotá.

Nov 6 2013

The parties reach an agreement on point 2 of the agenda: Political Participation: A Democratic Opportunity to Build Peace.

Nov 26 2013

María Paulina Riveros and Nigeria Rentería are appointed as plenipotentiaries of the government delegation at the Negotiation Table (Resolution 321 of 2013).

Dec 4 2013

The FARC-EP proposes including a commission on the historical truth of the Colombian internal conflict.

May 12 2014

The parties reach an agreement on point 4 of the negotiation agenda: Solution to the Illicit Drugs Problem.

May 25 2014

First round of the presidential elections.

Jun 7 2014

Public statement by the parties on the guiding principles for discussing point 5, Victims, and the establishment of the Gender Subcommittee.

Jun 7 2014

The agreement for creating the Technical Subcommittee for Ending the Conflict (STFC, in Spanish) is announced.

Jun 15 2014

Second round of the presidential elections. Juan Manuel Santos is re-elected as president.

Jul 5 2014
Jul 11 2014
Jul 18 2014
Aug 3 2014

The National Victims Forum is held in Cali.

Aug 16 2014

The first group of victims meets with the delegations at the Negotiation Table.

Aug 22 2014

The delegations of the government and the FARC-EP set up the Historical Commission on the Conflict and its Victims.

Aug 22 2014

Installation of the Technical Subcommittee for Ending the Conflict.

Sep 10 2014
Sep 24 2014

The Negotiation Table publishes draft agreements reached on points 1, 2, and 4.

Oct 2 2014
Nov 2 2014

The fourth group of victims meets with the delegations at the Negotiation Table.

Dec 15 2014

Within the framework of the Gender Subcommittee, the first delegation of women’s organizations visits Havana.

Dec 16 2014
Dec 17 2014
Dec 18 2014

The FARC-EP asks for forgiveness from Bojayá victims.

Feb 2 2015

The Negotiation Table meets with the members of the Historical Commission on the Conflict and its Victims.

Feb 11 2015

Men and women representatives from organizations of women victims, small-scale farmers, indigenous people, Afro-descendant people, former combatants, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and intersex persons, as well as human rights defenders and leaders, meet with the Gender Subcommittee to present their proposals.

Feb 27 2015

Meeting of the delegations of the government and the FARC-EP with Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, at the Negotiation Table.

Mar 5 2015

Installation of the Technical Subcommittee for Ending the Conflict.

Mar 7 2015

The delegations of the government and the FARC-EP at the Negotiation Table reach an agreement on demining.

Mar 10 2015

President Santos creates an Advisory Commission for Peace with representatives from the country’s different population segments.

May 22 2015

The FARC-EP declares a suspension of the unilateral ceasefire.

May 27 2015

María Ángela Holguín and Gonzalo Restrepo are appointed as plenipotentiaries of the government’s delegation to the Negotiation Table (Resolution 091 of 2015).

Jul 12 2015

The delegations of the government and the FARC-EP reach an agreement on accelerating the work in Havana and de-escalating offensive actions in Colombia, and the creation of a legal group to discuss the point on justice is formalized, made up of three lawyers designated by the President and three lawyers designated by the FARC-EP.

Jul 25 2015

The president orders the suspension of bombings against the FARC-EP.

Sep 15 2015

The Negotiation Table meets with delegates of the United Nations Secretary-General, led by Jean Arnault, and of UNASUR’s Pro Tempore Presidency, Uruguay, led by José Bayardi.

Sep 18 2015

Meeting of the group of jurists delegated by the Negotiation Table in Bogotá, which achieves a draft agreement on the point of justice.

Sep 23 2015

First meeting in Havana between President Juan Manuel Santos and the FARC-EP’s commander-in-chief, Timoleón Jiménez; in which it is announced the Special Jurisdiction for Peace agreement.

Oct 9 2015

An agreement is announced on immediate confidence-building measures to contribute to searching for, locating, identifying, and returning the remains of persons deemed as missing in the context of and due to the armed conflict, and the creation of the Special Unit for the Search for Persons Deemed as Missing.

Nov 6 2015

Meeting of the group of jurists delegated by the President, with the representatives of FARC-EP in the Negotiation Table.

Nov 12 2015

A group of businesspeople meets with the delegations of the government and the FARC-EP at the Negotiation Table and issues a statement expressing their support for the peace process.

Nov 18 2015

Meeting of the justice group to consolidate the definitive version of the agreement on justice.

Dec 7 2015

The National Land Agency, Rural Development Agency, and Territory Renewal Agency are created (Decrees 2363, 2364, and 2366 of 2015).

Dec 9 2015

The parties reach an agreement on the entirety of point 5: Agreement on the Comprehensive System for Truth, Justice, Reparations, and Non-Recurrence.

Dec 10 2015

The Technical Subcommittee for Ending the Conflict meets and prepares a draft of the agreement on the bilateral and definitive ceasefire and cessation of hostilities and the laying down of arms.

Jan 16 2016

Meeting of the Technical Subcommittee for Ending the Conflict with Jean Arnault, delegate of the United Nations Secretary-General.

Jan 17 2016

The delegations of the National Government and the FARC-EP meet with Cuban President Raúl Castro.

Jan 19 2016

The delegations of the National Government and the FARC-EP announce the creation of a tripartite mechanism for monitoring and verifying the agreement on the bilateral and definitive ceasefire and cessation of hostilities and laying down of arms.

Feb 8 2016

The Forum on the End of the Conflict and Implementation, Verification, and Endorsement is held on points 3 and 6.

Feb 10 2016

The FARC-EP publicly renounces the recruitment of minors under the age of eighteen.

Mar 14 2016

Representatives of organizations on the search for persons deemed as missing arrive in Havana.

Mar 21 2016

Meeting of the government’s negotiating team with United States Secretary of State John Kerry.

Apr 29 2016

The delegations of the National Government and the FARC-EP formally begin discussions on point 6, Implementation, Verification, and Endorsement.

May 15 2016

The delegations of the National Government and the FARC-EP announce an agreement on releasing minors under fifteen years of age from FARC-EP camps.

Jun 2 2016

Agreement to receive representatives of indigenous, Roma, Afro-Colombian, black, Palenquero, and Raizal communities.

Jun 10 2016

The delegations of the National Government and the FARC-EP announce the implementation of the voluntary substitution agreement for illicit crops in the Briceño municipality, Antioquia.

Jun 23 2016

The parties sign an agreement on the bilateral and definitive ceasefire and cessation of hostilities, security guarantees, and the fight against criminal organizations, signed by President Juan Manuel Santos and the FARC-EP’s commander-in-chief, Timoleón Jiménez.

Jun 26 2016

Delegates from ethnic groups visit the Negotiation Table to include an ethnic approach in point 6.

Jul 7 2016

The legislative act covering the “fast track” process and special presidential powers for six months is issued to expedite the implementation of a Final Agreement (Legislative Act 01 of 2016).

Jul 18 2016

The Constitutional Court approves the plebiscite as a mechanism to endorse the Peace Agreement with the FARC-EP.

Jul 24 2016

The delegations of the National Government and the FARC-EP present the results of including a gender perspective in the agreements.

Aug 5 2016

The parties reach an agreement on protocols for the ceasefire and laying down of arms, which accompany the agreement on these issues.

Aug 12 2016

The parties reach an agreement on selection mechanisms for magistrates of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace.

Aug 24 2016

Agreement reached. The delegations announce that they have reached a final, comprehensive, and definitive agreement.

Aug 24 2016

Formal discussions at the Negotiation Table conclude.

Aug 24 2016

The statutory law establishing the terms of the plebiscite for the Final Agreement’s endorsement is passed (Statutory Law 1806 of 2016).

Aug 26 2016

President Juan Manuel Santos, by means of Decree 1386, orders a bilateral and definitive ceasefire and cessation of hostilities between the National Government and the FARC-EP.

Sep 15 2016

President Juan Manuel Santos acknowledges the State’s responsibility in the case of the Patriotic Union (UP, in Spanish).

Sep 17 2016

The FARC-EP holds its Tenth Conference, the organization’s highest decision-making body, in which it ratifies its support for the Final Agreement.

Sep 23 2016

The FARC-EP acknowledges its responsibility in the La Chinita massacre in Apartadó, Antioquia.

Sep 26 2016

The parties officially sign the Agreement to End the Armed Conflict and Build a Stable and Lasting Peace in Cartagena, Colombia.

Oct 2 2016

The plebiscite is held as an endorsement mechanism so that Colombian society may vote in favor of or against the Final Agreement reached in Havana.

Renegotiation Phase

2016

The renegotiation phase constitutes the period from August 24 to November 30 of 2016. First, on October 2, the Final Agreement that was reached in Havana was submitted to a popular vote for approval (through a plebiscite). After the defeat of the Agreement in this public poll, a new Agreement was built based on the proposals from different sectors of society for adjustments and refinements. The Congress of the Republic, between November 29 and 30, ratified the new Final Agreement, giving way to the implementation phase of the agreements.

How was the Peace Agreement renegotiated?
Oct 2 2016

The National Civil Registry announces that “No” won with 6,431,376 votes (50.1%) of the total vote. “Yes” obtained 6,377,482 votes (49.78%). The difference was 53,894 votes.

Oct 2 2016

President Santos acknowledges the plebiscite results and calls for a Great National Dialogue with different segments of society.

Oct 3 2016

Meetings with spokespersons from the “Yes” and “No” sides begin, thus beginning the Great National Dialogue after the disapproval of the Final Agreement in the plebiscite.

Oct 7 2016

The awarding of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize to President Juan Manuel Santos is announced.

Oct 13 2016

Meeting of the Government Dialogue Commission during the Great National Dialogue with those promoting the “No” vote.

Oct 13 2016

Meeting of President Juan Manuel Santos with government delegates for the Great National Dialogue.

Oct 20 2016

Temporary Pre-Grouping Points are established (Resolution 282 of 2016) for placing FARC-EP members while the Great National Dialogue progresses.

Oct 31 2016

Meeting of government delegates with “No” representatives during the Great National Dialogue.

Nov 2 2016

Meeting of government delegates with “No” representatives during the Great National Dialogue.

Nov 12 2016

The parties announce that they have reached a new Final Agreement in Havana.

Nov 24 2016

The parties officially sign the new Final Agreement in the city of Bogotá.

Nov 28 2016

The Council of State issues a favorable decision on the Final Agreement’s ratification by Congress (Decision No. 2323 of the Chamber of Civil Service and Consultation [Sala de Consulta y Servicio Civil]).

Implementation Phase

2016 - present

This phase started on December 1, 2016, and with it began the process of laying down arms and reincorporation into civilian life of the FARC-EP, the oldest and most powerful guerrilla group on the continent.

Jun 29 2016

The Framework Plan for Implementation (PMI, for its Spanish acronym) is formally established, with pillars, strategies, products, measurable goals, and indicators necessary for implementing the Final Agreement.

Dec 1 2016

The parties officially announce the start of the Final Agreement’s implementation (D-Day) after its endorsement.

Dec 7 2016

Creation of the Commission for Monitoring, Promoting, and Verifying the Implementation of the Final Agreement (CSIVI, in Spanish) (Decree 1995 of 2016).

Dec 7 2016

Creation of the National Reincorporation Council (Decree 2027 of 2016).

Jan 29 2017

FARC-EP members begin moving towards the local zones (zonas veredales) to begin the laying down of arms process.

Mar 1 2017

The United Nations Mission begins its work to verify the FARC-EP’s process of laying down arms.

Mar 15 2017

The CSIVI provides guidelines to launch the Special High-Level Forum with Ethnic Peoples (IEANPE, for its Spanish acronym) to monitor the Final Agreement’s implementation.

Apr 4 2017

Legislative Act 01 of 2017 creates a title of transitory provisions to the Constitution to end the armed conflict and build a stable and lasting peace, in addition to issuing other provisions.

Apr 5 2017

The Truth, Coexistence, and Non-Recurrence Commission is organized through Decree 588 of 2017.

Apr 5 2017

The Special Unit for the Search for Persons Deemed as Missing in the context of and due to the armed conflict is organized through Decree 589 of 2017.

Apr 11 2017

The CSIVI provides guidelines to launch the Special Forum for the Implementation of the Gender-Based Approach and its objectives.

May 28 2017

The Development Programs with a Territorial Focus (PDETs, for their Spanish acronym) are created through Decree 893 of 2017.

May 29 2017

The National Comprehensive Program for the Substitution of Crops Used for Illicit Purposes is established through Decree 896 of 2017.

May 29 2017

Measures are adopted to facilitate implementing the comprehensive rural reform laid out in the Peace Agreement in terms of land, specifically the procedure for access and land titling and the Land Fund (Decree 902 of 2017).

Jul 6 2017

The process of FARC-EP members individually laying down their arms begins.

Aug 15 2017

The process of removing the containers of FARC-EP weapons in the local zones (zonas veredales) is finalized.

Sep 22 2017

The process of disabling and destroying the weapons to build three agreed-upon monuments begins.

Mar 11 2018

Former FARC combatants exercise their right to vote in Congressional elections for the first time.

Mar 15 2018

The Special Jurisdiction for Peace effectively begins its operations.

Jul 9 2018

The Political Opposition Statute is adopted through Law 1909 of 2018.

Jul 10 2018

Opening of Case No. 2 in the Special Jurisdiction for Peace: “Territorial Situation in the Ricaurte, Tumaco, and Barbacoas Municipalities of Nariño”.

Jul 17 2018

Opening of Case No. 3 in the Special Jurisdiction for Peace: “Deaths Illegitimately Presented as Casualties in Combat by State Agents”.

Jul 20 2018

For the first time in Congress, members of the FARC political party occupy ten seats (5 in the House of Representatives and 5 in the Senate) for two legislative periods (8 years).

Sep 11 2018

Opening of Case No. 4 in the Special Jurisdiction for Peace: “Territorial Situation in the Urabá Region”.

Nov 8 2018

Opening of Case No. 5 in the Special Jurisdiction for Peace: “Territorial Situation in the Northern Cauca and Southern Valle de Cauca Regions”.

Feb 26 2019

Opening of Case No. 6 in the Special Jurisdiction for Peace: “Victimization of Patriotic Union Members”.

Mar 1 2019

Opening of Case No. 7 in the Special Jurisdiction for Peace “Recruitment and Use of Children in the Armed Conflict”.

Dec 24 2019

The Reincorporation Route is created through Resolution 4309 of 2019.

Jan 8 2021

The Victims and Land Restitution Law is extended for 10 years.

Aug 25 2021

Legislative Act 02 of 2021, creating 16 special peace seats in Congress for victims of the armed conflict, is passed after more than two years in Congress and a Constitutional Court review.

Oct 1 2021

The Constitutional Court extends the Truth Commission’s mandate until June 2022.

Nov 24 2021

The fifth anniversary of the Peace Agreement’s signing is commemorated.

Dec 22 2021

The National Registry Office (Registraduría) presents the official list of candidates registered to run for the Special Transitory Peace Voting Districts. A total of 398 registered candidates will compete for 16 seats in the House of Representatives.

Jan 28 2022

The Constitutional Court declares an unconstitutional state of affairs regarding the security guarantees promised to individuals in the process of reincorporation under the Peace Agreement.

Mar 13 2022

In the 2022 legislative elections, the election of the 16 seats of the Special Transitory Peace Electoral Districts for the House of Representatives is held. The National Registry Office (Registraduría) reports a vote of approximately 553.664 people out of 1.246.634 eligible voters.

Jun 28 2022

The Truth Commission publicly releases, at the Jorge Eliecer Gaitán Theatre in Bogotá, its final report on what happened during Colombia’s armed conflict.

Jul 15 2022

Opening of Case No. 10 in the Special Jurisdiction for Peace “Crimes not eligible for amnesty, committed by members of the ex Farc-EP, because of, or in direct or indirect connection with the Colombian armed conflict”.

Aug 16 2022
Oct 2 2022

The Government reactivates the Commission for Monitoring, Promotion and Verifying the Implementation of the Final Agreement (CSIVI) and the National Commission for Security Guarantees (CNGS).

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