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Truth-seeking in Peace Processes: Addressing Colonial Roots of Internal Conflict

—Armi Beatriz E. Bayot, University of Oxford Faculty of Law [Editors’ Note: This is one of our biweekly ICONnect columns. For more information on our four columnists for 2021, please see here.] In negotiating intrastate peace agreements,[1] an important threshold that needs to be crossed by the conflict parties is addressing the meta-conflict, i.e., the

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Published on October 13, 2021
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The Colombian Constitutional Court Rules that the Peace Agreement is Mandatory for Three Presidential Terms

–Gonzalo Ramírez-Cleves, Externado University, Bogotá On October 11, the Colombian Constitutional Court issued an important decision that will help to stabilize the peace agreement between the government and the FARC-EP guerrilla group, while maintaining a key role for constitutional supervision over the process. In decision C-630 of 2017, the Court reviewed a recent constitutional amendment

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Published on October 27, 2017
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The Colombian Constitutional Court at the Crossroads of Peace

—Antonio Barreto-Rozo & Jorge González-Jácome, Universidad de los Andes The Colombian Constitutional Court has the final word on the legality of a large number of rules that seek to implement the peace agreement (hereafter the PA) reached last year between the government and the FARC guerrillas. One of the key points of this settlement is

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Published on August 25, 2017
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