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  • Jonathan Powell

    After marathon negotiations, the Colombian government and the FARC struck a new deal that serves as a road map to officially end five decades of war.

    NY Times

  • Jonathan Powell

    Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, is visiting the UK for three days as an official guest of Her Majesty The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh. Jonathan Powell has spent the past five years working with the Colombian government, through his charity Inter Mediate, on securing a peace deal with the FARC.

    BBC SEMANA (SP)

  • Dove

    A peace deal in Colombia is still possible – as Jonathan Powell’s Northern Ireland experience shows.

    I helped to broker the agreements in both countries, and with President Santos reaching out to the Farc and to Álvaro Uribe, there’s still a good chance to gain popular support

    THE GUARDIAN

  • Colombia Agreement

    On the 26 September 2016 Colombia witnessed the signing of a historic agreement in Cartagena, bringing to an end to the five-decade long conflict between Colombia and the FARC.

    EL PAIS BBC

  • Colombia

    Negotiators seeking to end the five-decades-old bloody insurgency in Colombia have reached a final peace deal in one of the world's longest-running conflicts.

    CNN El Tiempo (Sp)
    NY Times

  • Myanmar

    The 21st Century Panglong conference began in Burma/Myanmar on 31st August 2016. The opening of the five-day conference is the first step towards national reconciliation and political dialogue, and was joined by the stakeholders from the government, parliament, the army, 17 ethnic armed organizations, foreign diplomats and the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

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  • Mozambique

    In July 16 a group of international mediators joined Mozambique’s 12-strong ‘Mixed Commission’ of government and Renamo negotiators, to try and help them reach a political settlement that brings an end to fighting in the centre of the country.

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  • Colombia peace

    The Colombian government and the FARC have agreed to a bilateral ceasefire, a historic agreement that could move towards the signing of a peace agreement.

    Guardian El Spectador (Sp)
    Washington Post El Pais (Sp)
    BBC

  • Jonathan Powell

    Jonathan Powell on the Colombian peace process and what it could mean for other future negotiations in an interview with news outlet El Tiempo.

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  • Terrorists at the table

    Talking to the Taliban is tough for many Americans to accept. Dick Cheney was speaking for many when he said, “We don’t negotiate with evil; we defeat it.” And yet, says Jonathan Powell, he’s dead wrong.

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  • A step closer to peace?

    The Turkish government and Kurds are on the verge of starting political negotiations, according to Jonathan Powell.

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  • Jonathan Powell’s new book, 'Talking to Terrorists: How to End Armed Conflicts', is published by Bodley Head on 2 October 2014.

    Jonathan Powell’s new book, "Talking to Terrorists: How to End Armed Conflicts", is published by Bodley Head on 2 October 2014.

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  • Representatives from rival factions in Libya's new parliament have held UN-brokered talks for the first time.

    Representatives from rival factions in Libya's new parliament have held UN-brokered talks for the first time in the western oasis town of Ghadames. The process was strongly supported by the international community and included the participation of Jonathan Powell, the British Prime Minister's Special Envoy to Libya.
    BBC Libya Herald Alwasat CNN

  • Jonathan Powell on Turkey protests and the Kurdish peace process in an interview with the Guardian and Hürriyet Newspapers.

    Jonathan Powell on Turkey protests and the Kurdish peace process in an interview with the Guardian and Hürriyet Newspapers

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  • 13th May 2013 Jonathan Powell on What does it take to be a great foreign secretary?

    Jonathan Powell on What does it take to be a great foreign secretary?

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  • Basque conflict resolution

    Jonathan Powell acts as a key figure in the International Conference to Promote the Resolution of the Conflict in the Basque Country.

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