Negotiating from Conflict to Peace: Workshop with the Colombian ELN

(Medellin, Colombia, 2006)

Workshop that brought three senior leaders from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to share experiences in managing the transition from paramilitary organization to political leadership.

Colombia

Juan Carlos Cuellas, ELN Commissioner, Colombia
Francisco Galán, ELN Commissioner, Colombia
Moritz Ackerman, Guarantor, Casa la Paz, Colombia
Horacio Arango, Jesuit, Colombia
Alvaro Jimenez, former M-19 guerrilla member, Colombia
Daniel Peña, political activist, Colombia
Gustavo Ruiz, lawyer and opinion maker, Colombia
Alejo Vargas, political scientist, Colombia
General Eduardo Herrera Berbel, former Deputy Peace Commissioner, Colombia
Beatriz Maria Arango, Senior Advisor to El Colombiano newspaper, Colombia

Northern Ireland

David Ervine, Chief Spokesman, Progressive Unionist Party, Northern Ireland
Father Alec Reid, Neutral Facilitator, Northern Ireland
Tom Roberts, Director, Ex Prisoners’ Interpretive Center, Northern Ireland

 

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