Colombia Events

Offsite event: A Discussion with Frank Pearl, Colombia's High Counselor for Social and Economic Reintegration

February 25, 2009 // 7:30am9:00am
Latin American Program
Pearl, a former businessman, discussed the progress of these programs, the prospects for further demobilizations, and the role of the international community.

Peace Initiatives in Colombia's Armed Conflict

April 03, 2008 // 9:00am4:30pm
Latin American Program
As part of a continuing effort to monitor Colombia's internal armed conflict and its consequences, the peace initiatives with guerrilla as well as paramilitary actors were analyzed. The conference took place in the wake of several major setbacks for the FARC guerrillas.
Webcast

The U.S. - Colombia Free Trade Agreement: A Capitol Hill Conversation

February 27, 2008 // 1:30pm4:30pm
Latin American Program
This event was held to provide Members of Congress, their staffs, and the public with an informed and balanced discussion of the multiple issues surrounding the pending FTA, including the potential benefits to both the United States and Colombia and such critical issues as labor rights.

Regional Integration in the Amazon: Challenges and Prospects

March 14, 2005 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Rosalía Arteaga, Secretary General of the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO), discusses challenges to regional integration in the Amazon.

The Economics of War: The Intersection of Need, Creed and Greed

September 10, 2001 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
A conference co-sponosored with the International Peace Academy examined the intersection between the economic factors of conflict and the more traditional factors, including ideology, identity, and geopolitical security.

POSTPONED: Innovative Law Enforcement Strategies for Confronting Crime and Violence in the Americas

Latin American Program
The Wilson Center’s Latin American Program and WOLA will present a panel of experts addressing new responses to the challenges of organized crime and violence, including drug trafficking.

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