30 Mar 2020 - New York, 30 March 2020. The Secretary-General welcomes the announcement by the National Liberation Army (ELN) of a one-month unilateral cease-fire starting on 1 April to facilitate the response in Colombia to the outbreak of the COVID-19.
28 Mar 2020 - Bogotá, 28 March 2020. COVID-19 is the greatest challenge humanity has faced in its recent history, and it is clear that the only way to address this challenge is through unity, both between as well as within countries.
23 Mar 2020 - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will hold a virtual stakeout on COVID-19, at 12:00PM (EDT, New York time), 11:00 AM local time Colombia.
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23 Mar 2020 - Our world faces a common enemy: COVID-19. The virus does not care about nationality or ethnicity, faction or faith. It attacks all, relentlessly.
Meanwhile, armed conflict rages on around the world. The most vulnerable — women and children, people with disabilities, the marginalized and the displaced — pay the highest price. They are also at the highest risk of suffering devastating losses from COVID-19.
09 Mar 2020 - The Secretary-General met with H.E. Mr. Iván Duque Márquez, President of Colombia. The Secretary-General thanked President Duque for assurances of Colombia’s commitment to continue working closely with the United Nations system across its peace, development, human rights and humanitarian pillars.
13 Jan 2020 - Mr. President, Distinguished Members of the Council:
Thank you for the opportunity to introduce the latest report of the Secretary-General on Colombia and to update the Council on the most recent developments. It is a pleasure to be here along with Foreign Minister Claudia Blum and Presidential Counsellor for Stabilization and Consolidation, Mr. Emilio Archila.
30 Dec 2019 - “Three years after the signing of the Final Peace Agreement, Colombians are striving to write a new chapter of peacebuilding, reconciliation and hope,” stated the latest Quarterly Report of the United Nations Secretary-General to the Security Council on the Verification Mission in Colombia.
25 Oct 2019 - Bogotá, 25 October 2019. The UN Verification Mission in Colombia condemns the murder of Alexander Parra Uribe, known as Rodolfo Fierro, in the former Territorial Area for Training and Reintegration (TATR) in Mesetas, Meta, and expresses its condolences to his family and community members.
15 Oct 2019 - New York, 15 October 2019 - The members of the Security Council reiterated their full and unanimous support for the peace process in Colombia. They welcomed both parties’ continued affirmation of their commitment to its success in the face of significant challenges.