The UN Verification Mission in Colombia and the UN Development Program support these initiatives.
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.
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.