Environmental peacebuilding in post-conflict Colombia

Authored by: Pedro Valenzuela , Servio Caicedo

Routledge Handbook of Environmental Conflict and Peacebuilding

Print publication date:  April  2018
Online publication date:  April  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138202528
eBook ISBN: 9781315473772
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315473772-17

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Abstract

On 24 November 2016, after four years of negotiations, the Colombian government and the largest rebel organization, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia–People’s Army (FARC-EP), 1 signed the “Final Accord for the Ending of the Conflict and the Building of a Stable and Lasting Peace.” 2 The Accord ends a five-decade-old conflict that by 2012 had claimed around 220,000 lives and left 25,000 disappeared, 6,000 forcibly recruited minors, 27,000 kidnapped, and 5,000,000 internally displaced persons (CNMH 2013).

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