Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding News

Latin American Program in the News: "Colombia Widens Peace Talks Before Vote"

Jun 11, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the Colombian government's recent announcement that it is exploring expanding the peace talks to include the ELN.

Latin American Program in the News: Colombia: Election Stalemate Clouds Future Peace Talks

May 30, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson comments on Zuluaga’s future negotiations with FARC and the upcoming elections in Colombia.

Latin American Program in the News: Con Múltiples Actos protocolarios despiden al Embajador Hernández Alcerro de Washington

May 22, 2014
On March 27, 2014 the Latin American Program and the Woodrow Wilson Center were awarded the decoration of La Orden "José Cecilio del Valle" in the degree of "Gran Cruz de Plata" by the Government of the Republic of Honduras. This article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: Gobierno ratifica compromisos en Washington

May 22, 2014
On March 27, 2014 the Latin American Program and the Woodrow Wilson Center were awarded the decoration of La Orden "José Cecilio del Valle" in the degree of "Gran Cruz de Plata" by the Government of the Republic of Honduras. This article is in Spanish.

The Psychological Contradictions in the Modern Russian-Ukrainian Conflict: How Can Contemporary Psychology Help?

May 21, 2014
There is a special role of psychological knowledge and practice in dealing with modern Russian-Ukrainian relations and conflicts. Understanding such conflicts requires that psychologists find their own perspective in addition to contributing to multi-disciplinary discussions in related fields such as sociology, linguistics etc. What is the specific position of the professional psychologist in the study of these questions?

“Putin’s Doctrine” as a Threat to the International System

May 20, 2014
Putin’s new doctrine is so far just a sketch rather than a finished product ready for immediate implementation. At a certain stage, it may be quietly disavowed; however, a return to a relatively calm period of post-bipolar international relations is unlikely to happen. The world should prepare to live under stricter rules that have yet to make themselves known.

Latin American Program in the News: Dólares incautados antes de volar

May 18, 2014
Daniel Rico is quoted from the Latin American Program event "Drug Trafficking and Colombia’s Peace Process," which discussed the peace talks between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana. This article is in Spanish.

2014 Ahtisaari Symposium Keynote: The Crisis of Euro-Atlantic Security

May 13, 2014
On May 5, 2014, Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger – Chairman of the Munich Security Conference, and Distinguished Scholar with the Global Europe Program at the Wilson Center – delivered the keynote address on “The Crisis of Euro-Atlantic Security” at the 2014 Ahtisaari Symposium.

Latin American Program in the News: "Estado, criminales y post-conflicto: las claves del futuro de la violencia en Colombia"

May 12, 2014
In this article for razonpublica.com, Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón argues that international experience shows that the relationship between the state and illegal economic activity is key for post-conflict success under a peace agreement. This article is in Spanish.

The Great Game That Won't Be

May 07, 2014
This article is part of a monthly series for Foreign Policy by Michael Kugelman that highlights possible post-2014 scenarios for Afghanistan.

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