Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General - on Colombia
New York, 1 January 2023. The Secretary-General welcomes the announcement by the President of Colombia of the six-month ceasefire with armed groups, a development that brings renewed hope for comprehensive peace to the Colombian people as the New Year dawns. The Secretary-General trusts that adherence to these commitments will reduce violence and the suffering of conflict-affected communities, while helping to build confidence in ongoing dialogues.
The Secretary-General reaffirms the support of the United Nations to Colombia's efforts to achieve full and lasting peace.
Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General