Peace Mail/ November 21-27
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.
- With a vote of 84 votes in favor and 0 against, the plenary session of the House of Representatives approved the statutory law for the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP)
- with a vote of 88 in favor and 7 against, the norm for former FARC guerrilla participation in Colombian politics was approved in the plenary session of the House of Representatives.
- The Santos Government urged finalization of related projects currently under consideration in Congress.