Colombia: Its Transformation and Future Challenges with President Juan Manuel Santos

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Colombia: Its Transformation and Future Challenges. With President Juan Manuel Santos


His Excellency Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
President of the Republic of Colombia

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004


President Santos discussed Colombia’s progress in security and governance over the last 15 years. He also reviewed the state of the negotiations with the FARC, the prospects for a country at peace, and the challenges that lie ahead.

The President of Colombia since 2010, Santos previously served as Minister of Defense, Minister of Finance, and Minister of Foreign Trade.