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In Latin America we work with companies, governments and civil society to strengthen the capacities for peacebuilding through the integration of conflict-sensitivity and human rights in policies, standards and practices.

Colombia peace deal


International Alert today welcomed the signing of a historic peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana, Cuba, concluding four years of negotiations.

Encouraging tourism after conflict

International Alert is conducting a comparative analysis of how to improve tourism in post-conflict settings for the Government of Punjab in Pakistan.


Peace in Colombia is everybody’s business

There is not a great deal of positive news in the world today. And yet, one of the most positive developments concerning peace and conflict has gone largely unreported. Last month, the world’s longest running conflict came one giant step closer to its end with the signing of the permanent ceasefire between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). While the rest of the world, and the UK more specifically, woke to the shock news of Brexit, Colombians all over, starting with myself, rejoiced with the unprecedented announcement.

International Alert saluda el cese al fuego en Colombia

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Londres, 23 de Junio de 2016: International Alert, ONG de construcción de paz, que ha estado trabajando en Colombia desde 1999, saluda el anuncio del acuerdo sobre el cese al fuego bilateral  entre el Gobierno colombiano y las Fuerzas Revolucionarias de Colombia FARC-EP.

International Alert welcomes historic ceasefire in Colombia

Spanish version here

International Alert welcomes the announcement of a bilateral ceasefire agreement by the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

Perceptions of the Colombia peace process

This video (in Spanish) presents the different perceptions that Colombians have of the peace process in their country, with the aim of opening spaces for reflection and contributing to peacebuilding efforts.

Este video, presenta las diferentes percepciones que tienen los Colombianos sobre el proceso de paz entre el Gobierno de Colombia y las FARC-EP,  con el ánimo de abrir espacios de reflexión y proponer ejercicios que contribuyan a la construcción de paz en Colombia.

The year for peace in Colombia?

I hate turbulence during flights. My palms start sweating, my heart is pounding, and no matter how much I remind myself that it’s ok, I still can’t shake the feeling off. That's exactly how I feel now about the peace process in Colombia. It’s turbulent times. The peace negotiation between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) will soon be reaching the deadline of 23 March 2016 that Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos had announced a few months back.