As the deadline looms, the logistics of the ceasefire in Colombia remain controversial. If the parties are committed to ending hostilities before the March 2016 deadline, their negotiators in Havana must agree on a ceasefire model before the end of the year.
Gustavo Alvira, JD, is a lawyer with a background in international law and international human rights law. Colombian by birth, he is the current Peace and Post-Conflict Advisor at Fundación Compartir. He is in charge of designing education programs for former FARC child soldiers and generating employment opportunities for demobilized combatants in rural areas. Before returning to Colombia, he was the Human Rights Fellow at the Vance Center for International Justice at the New York City Bar Association.
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