Colombia

Colombia: With arms laid down, focus now on reintegration, UN envoy tells Security Council

Highlighting progress in the Colombian peace process, especially the completion of the laying down of arms by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP), the United Nations envoy for the country has called for shifting the momentum to other aspects of the historic peace deal.

News in Brief 28 June 2017 (AM)

Berlin meeting focuses on development and economic benefits of migration

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Colombia: UN mission collects nearly all remaining weapons from FARC-EP

The peace effort in Colombia today reached a milestone, with nearly all of the remaining number of weapons held by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) turned over to the United Nations for registering and storing.

News in Brief 21 June 2017 (PM)

UNAMA “doing all it can to contain political tensions” in Afghanistan

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UN in Colombia strongly condemns attack on shopping centre in Bogota

United Nations entities based in Colombia have strongly condemned Saturday's terrorist attack at a shopping centre in the capital, Bogota, and underscored that they “remain determined” to support the country and its peace process.

News in Brief 8 June 2017 (PM)

UN chief welcomes arms turn-over in Colombia

Recent progress in the implementation of the peace deal in Colombia is being welcomed by the UN Secretary-General.

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Welcoming progress in arms laydown in Colombia, UN chief reiterates support to peace process

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said today that he has been “encouraged” by the progress in Colombian peace process and called on the Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) to continue to implement their respective commitments under the accord.

UN will work with Colombian Government and FARC-EP on extended weapons hand-in deadline

The United Nations Mission in Colombia has said that it will comply with new deadlines agreed between the Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) for a weapon hand-in, now set for June 20.