Pax Christi Germany welcomes peace agreement in Colombia
German human rights and development organisations have welcomed the final text of the peace agreement bringing the long conflict in Colombia to an end. According to our member Pax Christi Germany, the formal signing of the agreement between the FARC guerillas and the Colombian government is scheduled for 23 September. The implementation of the agreement, however, will provide Colombia with new challenges. Albert Recknagel, CEO of Terres des Hommes, noted: "We welcome the agreement of the negotiating parties and hope that the implementation of the agreement will reduce violence and poverty in Colombia." Read more of this article in German here.