09 May 2020 - Bogotá, 9 May 2020 - The UN Verification Mission in Colombia condemns the murder of Wilder Daniel Marín Alarcón, a member of the Revolutionary Alternative Force of the Common (FARC) party, occurred on 7 May in the municipality of Bello, Antioquia. With Wilder, there are already 24 cases of murders, in 2020, of those who are committed to their process of reincorporation.
27 Apr 2020 - Bogotá, 27 April 2020. On 23 March, the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, called for a global ceasefire and to put the armed conflict on lockdown to focus attention on the Covid-19 pandemic. In Colombia, the National Liberation Army (ELN) responded to that call and declared a unilateral active ceasefire for one month starting 1 April.
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.