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Mitigating challenges and seizing opportunities in Colombia

  • Americas
  • Colombia
  • Creating a Secure Organisation
  • Delivering Growth and Opportunity
Mitigating challenges and seizing opportunities in Colombia’s post-conflict period


On 30 November Colombia’s Congress approved a historical peace agreement between the government and the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla group, which was signed on 24 November by president Juan Manuel Santos and FARC commander Rodrigo Londoño alias “Timochenko” in Bogotá. 

 

The passage of the agreement signals the start of a new and challenging stage for Colombia—implementation of the peace deal itself—which will take place for the foreseeable future. The government predicts a 15-year period of implementation followed by a 10-year period of consolidation, a post-conflict period that offers the private sector considerable new opportunities—and an equal number of new risks. 

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