Community values

International Community Values ​​Report on the Conflict in Colombia

In a statement issued this Wednesday, they point out that the document prepared during rigorous work of more than three years throughout the national territory, also includes the pain of the victims and their experiences of resilience and peacebuilding. ,

He points out that the Global Peace System, of which the Truth Clarification Commission is a part, is the result of the Peace Agreement.

“An innovative system that integrates gender, ethnic and youth perspectives, and that seeks a balance between the need to maintain peace, deliver justice, restore victims and create the conditions for non-repetition”, he detailed.

He added that in this sense, the report of the Truth Commission materializes the commitment to place the victims at the center of the Peace Agreement, key to laying the foundations for reconciliation and peacebuilding in Colombia.

“Now begins, for society and state authorities, the task of disseminating and developing the recommendations of the report to achieve the full implementation of the Peace Agreement and eradicate violence in the territories”, emphasizes he.

The signatories, including the United Nations Verification Mission and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, stress that the international community will continue to support the consolidation of peace and the guarantee of the rights of victims.

Yesterday, Francisco de Roux, president of the Truth Commission, a transitional body created after the signing of the 2016 peace agreement between the state and the former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-Popular Army, presented the final report to clarify the causes, facts and consequences of more than 50 years of armed conflict in the country.

De Roux, announcing the investigation that lasted three years, called for reconciliation in Colombia, which means accepting the truth as a condition for collective construction and overcoming denial and impunity.