Colombia Human Rights Conference in Washington DC

What Is Required for Peace in Colombia?

A Human Rights Perspective

October 2, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Morning Public Event


Change US policy from a war on drugs to supporting peace initiatives and human rights.


Gold Room in Rayburn Building, Independence across from the Capitol, Washington, DC.


Colombia Human Rights Network, Washington Office on Latin America, Latin America Working Group, Center for International Policy, United States Committee for Refugees, Institute for Policy Studies.

8:30 Keynote Remarks

9:00 Panel I Obstacles to Peace

11:00 Panel II Initiatives for Peace

Speakers for the Initiatives for Peace panel will be invited following the Permanent Assembly for Peace to reflect the latest peace developments in Colombia and efforts of the new Pastrana administration..

Afternoon Session: Coalition Building on Colombia


Stewart Mott House, 122 Maryland Ave, NE, Washington DC (ACLU Legislative Offices)


2:00 - 4:00 A Briefing on Key Development in US/Colombia Policy Work

4:00-5:00 Networking with Grassroots Groups

Led by Colombia Human Rights Network

For more information contact the Colombia Human Rights Committee in Washington DC.

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