This week Colombia’s Senate approved an amended peace accord. The modifications weren’t enough to persuade former-President Uribe, but will they be enough to persuade Colombian citizens?
Gustavo Alvira, JD, is a lawyer with a background in international law and international human rights law. Colombian by birth, he is the current Peace and Post-Conflict Advisor at Fundación Compartir. He is in charge of designing education programs for former FARC child soldiers and generating employment opportunities for demobilized combatants in rural areas. Before returning to Colombia, he was the Human Rights Fellow at the Vance Center for International Justice at the New York City Bar Association.
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