Peace Mail/ August 8-14
Weekly Update on the implementation of the Peace Agreement. The final peace accord contains a three-pronged approach to ensuring fulfillment of commitments included in the text: the Commission for Monitoring, Promotion, and Verification of the Implementation of the Peace Accord (CSIVI), the National Reincorporation Council (CNR) and the GOC-FARC-UN tripartite Monitoring and Verification Mechanism (MM&V). This callout box includes a weekly update on releases and work related to these supports for implementing the peace accords in Colombia.
- The Colombian Senate approved the legal project that would allow former FARC-EP members to serve in the National Protection Unit (UNP) as bodyguards.
- The Organization of American States (OEA) has accredited the FARC-EP organization for humanitarian demining
- Former militia leader of the FARC 18th front killed