The second annual Cleary lecture featured Dr. Virginia Bouvier of the United States Institute of Peace. Bouvier discussed the role of civil society and faith-based organizations in Colombia's peace process. Dr. Bouvier is senior program officer for Latin America. In 2012-2013 she served on the United Nations Standby Team of Mediation Experts. She is a long-time observer of the Colombian peace process, including the talks currently taking place in Havana, the most serious initiative in ten years to try to end the half-century long Colombian armed conflict between the government and FARC guerrillas. Bouvier is also the editor of Colombia: Building Peace in a Time of War.
Submissions from 2014
Prospects for Peace in Colombia by Virgina M. Bouvier, Virgina M. Bouvier
Andres Quintero Interview, Andres Taborda and Jennifer Giffels