UN Secretary-General visits Colombia.

10 Jan 2018

UN Secretary-General visits Colombia.

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.

On Saturday, his agenda includes meetings with President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón and officials of the Government and Armed Forces, as well as with the leadership of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) and the Catholic Church.

While in Bogotá, the Secretary-General will also meet with civil society representatives and with the United Nations Verification Mission and Country Team working in Colombia.

On Sunday, 14 January, the Secretary-General will travel to the Department of Meta, where his agenda will include, among other activities, a visit to a territorial area for training and reintegration of former FARC combatants.

He will give a press conference at the conclusion of his visit on Sunday evening, and be back in the office on Monday morning.