FAO Conference 40th Session

FAO's role in supporting the implementation of the Peace Agreement in Colombia: Advances and challenges

Sheikh Zayed Centre (FAO Headquarters)
 Rome time



This event seeks to make an update on the progress made regarding FAO’s role supporting the implementation of the peace agreement in Colombia. The visit of His Excellency Mr. Rafael Pardo, Minister of the Post‐Conflict (Alto Consejero para el Postconflicto, Derechos Humanos y Seguridad) will provide an update on the situation of the country and on the status of the implementation of the peace agreement within the country. The event will address the main points of FAO’s strategic framework to accompany the government of Colombia in the implementation of the peace agreement. The event will also highlight the work of FAO in supporting sustainable peace in Colombia in the context of the recently approved corporate Framework to Support Sustainable Peace in the Context of Agenda 2030.




Opening remarks by Director‐General FAO. José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, FAO.

Marcela Villarreal, Director, Partnerships, Advocacy and Capacity Developent Division, FAO.

Post‐conflict: current situation in the country and expected support from FAO. Rafael Pardo, Minister of Post-conflict, Human Rights and Security of Colombia.

FAO strategic framework to support the implementation of the peace agreement. Rafael Zavala, FAO Representative in Colombia.

Perspectives from the European Union. Jan Tombinski, Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union in Rome.


Q&A and closing remarks.

Topics: Conference-Council
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