In August 2016, negotiations between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) reached a historic agreement to end the civil conflict that had been fought in Colombia for over forty years. In an exclusive interview with Root of Conflict, Ambassador Sergio Jaramillo Caro, former High Commissioner for Peace in Colombia and lead negotiator of the talks between the Colombian government and FARC, discusses the lead-up to the negotiations and what has transpired in regards to the agreement since 2016. Additionally, Pearson Fellows Camila Perez (MPP '21) and Daniel Vallejo (MPP '21) share their personal experiences of how the peace process has changed the culture and atmosphere in their native Colombia.
Podcast Production Credit
Interviewers: Manuel Bustamante and Marina Milaszewska. Episode edited and mixed by Yi Ning Wong, production assistance from Aishwarya Raje and Mwangi Thuita. Special thanks to Camila Perez and Daniel Vallejo for sharing their stories.