Celebrating the New FARC Peace Agreement

FARC Peace Agreement is Revamped and Passed by Colombian Congress “The role of the armed forces will be key, because now they will be in charge of protecting their former foes.” – Luis Moreno Ocampo Article excerpt: Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos scored a big victory in getting a revamped peace deal with the communist […]

Ocampo discussed the Colombia peace agreement

“The Colombia peace agreement is a work of art” according to the former Head Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Luis Moreno Ocampo welcomes the European Union’s suspension of the FARC guerrillas from the list of terrorist organizations for the next six months. Ocampo has been personally involved in negotiations for many years, during and […]

Colombia and FARC Peace Agreement

Colombia and FARC sign historic deal ending decades of war Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist rebel leader Timochenko signed an agreement ending a half-century war that killed a quarter of a million people and made their nation a byword for violence. Former Head Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) was present at […]

Columbia Peace Accords

An Exceptional Commitment to the Columbia Peace Accords Luis Moreno Ocampo discusses new demands for peace accords in Colombia. Half of the Colombians who voted in the referendum on the previous agreement wanted more to be done to demobilize the FARC. Community work and regional confinement as an alternative to penalties were not enough. The […]

FARC

To some, the Colombian government’s historic peace deal with Marxist rebels, the FARC, that would end one of the world’s longest-running civil wars will only be fully appreciated in years to come. Luis Moreno Ocampo, the Argentine former chief of the International Criminal Court, says the accord signed on Wednesday by Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia’s […]