PASO Colombia News
In fact, in the rural area of Tuluá, a space has been established for coexistence between ex-combatants and victims of the conflict, which has become a model at the national level, with the support of entities such as the Peace Secretariat of the Valley, Undp and the Paso Colombia Foundation, among others.
It is the program of a North American foundation called One Earth Future, which three years ago wanted to be part of the Peace Agreement through programs of economic reintegration of ex-combatants.
Though there has been some implementation progress since the 2016 signing of the peace agreement between Colombia and the FARC, there has also emerged new threats to peace.
Director of OEF's PASO Colombia program, Juan Fernando Lucio, is interviewed about a study produced by Universidad de los Andes and PASO Colombia, analyzing over 1,900 civil society peace initiatives in Colombia.
At the invitation of OEF's PASO Colombia program, which is coordinating development of plans for reincorporation of ex-combatants, the mayor of Cali recently visited a transitional rural zone where FARC's ex-combatants are concentrated.
OEF's latest Annual Report looks back on the accomplishments of its various programs in 2016 and looks ahead to what it hopes to achieve in the coming year.