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), t
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
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.
27 Oct 2017 - Bogotá, 27 October 2017. The United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia joins the Security Council of the United Nations in commemorating the 17th anniversary of the adoption of Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, which highlights the importance of the participation of women in an equal manner in the construction of peace, negotiation for the termination and prevention of conflicts.
13 Oct 2017 - Bogotá. 13 October 2017. The United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia informs that today it has formally delivered to Colombian Government: 69,034 kilograms of material resulting from the deactivation and destruction of all FARC-EP armaments and ammunition that were stored in the UN Mission General Armament Warehouse.
26 Sep 2017 - Bogota. September 26, 2017. Today marks the officially beginning of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia, the second special UN political mission supporting the Colombian peace process. The Mission is mandated to verify the commitments on the reintegration of former FARC-EP members, as well as the guarantees of protection and security for communities in the areas most affected by the conflict.