Press releases

  • 17 Jan 2018 -
    Bogotá, 17 January 2018. The UN Verification Mission in Colombia condemns murder of Wilman Asprilla Allim and Ansel Montoya Ibarra, FARC political party members that were participating in electoral activities in the municipality of Peque, in the department of Antioquia.
     
  • 16 Jan 2018 - Bogotá, 16 January 2018. The UN Verification Mission in Colombia profoundly regrets the events which occurred today in Quibdó, Chocó, in which a child died and another was wounded after they were hit by a Mission vehicle as it returned from a meeting in the city. 
  • 10 Jan 2018 - Bogota - 10 January, 2018. UN Secretary-General António Guterres will travel on Saturday, 13 January 2018, to Bogotá, Colombia, for an official visit to the country to support peace efforts.
  • 08 Jan 2018 - Bogotá, 8 January 2017. As participating guest members to the process of Monitoring and Verification of the Temporary, Bilateral, National Ceasefire between the Government of Colombia and the National Liberation Army (ELN), the Catholics Bishops Conference and the UN Verification Mission in Colombia call upon the parties to preserve the gains achieved in terms of reducing violence during the ceasefire period.
  • 05 Jan 2018 - Bogotá, 05 January 2018. The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has delivered his first 90-day implementation report to the Security Council on the UN Verification Mission in Colombia, covering the period 26 September 26 to 26 December 2017.
  • 30 Nov 2017 - New York - 30 November 2017. A year since the signing and entry into force of the Agreement for Ending the Conflict and Building a Stable and Long Lasting Peace between the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia — People’s Army (FARC-EP), circulated as a document of the Security Council (S/2017/272), the members of the Security
  • 16 Nov 2017 - Bogotá, 15 november 2017. At the end of his two-day trip to Colombia the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, made a call to the people of Colombia to "stay the course set out in the Peace Agreement". His remarks followed upon discussions with senior government officials and various sectors to assess progress in the implementation of the Agreement
  • (left) Jeffrey Feltam. Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs and Jean Arnault. Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Colombia and Head of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia

    13 Nov 2017 - Bogotá, 13 November 2017. For second time this year, the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs visits Colombia to analyse the progress of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia and learn first-hand about the progress and challenges of the implementation of the Final Peace Agreement.
  • 08 Nov 2017 - Bogotá, 8 November 2017. The UN Verification Mission in Colombia and the Episcopal Conference of Colombia highlight the first month of work of the Monitoring and Verification Mechanism (MVM) of the Temporary, Bilateral, and National ceasefire between the Government of Colombia and the National Liberation Army (ELN). The Mechanism serves to provide a space for dialogue and prevention of direct confrontations between the parties.
  • 30 Oct 2017 - Bogotá, 30 October 2017. - The UN Verification Mission in Colombia condemns the murder of the indigenous governor Aulio Isarama Forastero of the indigenous reservation Catru Dubaza Ancoso in the municipality of Alto Baudó, Department of Chocó. The murder, which took place on 24 October, was committed by members of the Omar Gomez Western War Front of the National Liberation Army (ELN) which took responsibility for the action in a communiqué issued on 29 October.

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