FAO's role in supporting the implementation of the Peace Agreement in Colombia
©FAO/Carlo Perla
5 July 2017, Rome--- FAO is strongly committed to support the Colombian Government in the implementation of its Comprehensive Rural Reform, as one the main pillars of the peace process in the country. FAO and the European Union, along with Via Campesina and UNDP, have been nominated as key actors to support the Peace Agreement in Colombia. The event will discuss the content of the Comprehensive Rural Reform, the strategies to promote integrated and territorial rural development and the role of FAO and its partners in supporting the peace process, with a view to strengthening the link between peace and food security.

Opening statement by José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General (in Spanish).
9min. 42sec.

Post-conflict: current situation in the country and expected support from FAO by Rafael Pardo, Minister of Post-conflict, Human Rights and Security of Colombia (in Spanish).
24min. 53sec.

FAO strategic framework to support the implementation of the peace agreement by Rafael Zavala, FAO Representative in Colombia (in Spanish).
10min. 41sec.

Perspectives from the European Union by Jan Tombinski, Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union in Rome (in English).
4min. 42sec.
Topic(s): Agriculture & crops, Conference-Council, Food production & stocks, Food Security, Rural or agricultural development
Produced by: FAO
Reference: 12146