The Colombian Peace Talks: A Challenge for Security and Democracy?

The Colombian Peace Talks: A Challenge for Security and Democracy?

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 - 3:30pm
Pavillion, St Antony's College, University of Oxford
Ingrid Betancourt, former presidential candidate and former hostage of the FARC
Fernando Carrillo, former Colombian Minister of the Interior (tbc)
John Dew, former Ambassador of the UK to Colombia
Jorge Orlando Melo, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano
Henry Patterson, University of Ulster
Mauricio Rubio, Universidad de Externado de Colombia
Markus Schultze-Kraft, University of Sussex
Annette Idler (


***Thanks to the kind support of the Latin American Centre, the first 15 LAC students who register for the conference will be reimbursed by the Centre for the registration fee (dinner not included).***


Please join us for our multidisciplinary one-day conference that explores the challenges of security and democracy for sustainable peace in Colombia, and draws lessons from other peace processes across the globe.

The conference is jointly organised by the Oxford Network of Peace Studies, the Latin American Centre and the Oxford Department of International Development. Further sponsors are the Embassy of Colombia in the UK and Canning House.


The conference will be followed by a conference dinner with speech by Mauricio Rodríguez Múnera, former Ambassador of Colombia to the UK.


All welcome, limited attendance (first come, first served based on registration).


Registration for conference including sandwich lunch, coffee breaks and wine reception: £10*** / additional cost of conference dinner: £24