Memory and peace-building event: “Truth in exile: the path to peace in Colombia

Memory and peace-building event: “Truth in exile: the path to peace in Colombia

This encounter, organized by the Embassy of Colombia in Germany, the German Colombian Peace Institute (CAPAZ), and Nodo Alemania, aims to contribute to the construction of truth and memory, raising awareness among civil society and German authorities about the effects of the armed conflict in Colombia and the peace processes and peacebuilding, through public recognition of Colombian victims living abroad. Ms. Yadir Salazar-Mejía, Ambassador of Colombia in Germany, Dr. Stefan Peters, Academic Director of the German Colombian Peace Institute, CAPAZ, and Mr. Julian Villa Turek, Representative of Nodo Alemania, will be present and will give introductory words. In addition, Colombian Foreign Minister Álvaro Leyva Durán will make a speech regarding “Total Peace in Colombia, a commitment to the truth”. During the event there will be artistic performances, words of recognition to the people who gave their testimony for the Final Report of the Colombian Truth Commission, and a brief presentation of the chapter “La Colombia fuera de Colombia, Las verdades del exilio” of the same report.

Date: Friday, February 17th 

Time: 8:30 to 11:00 am (DE)

Place: Munich

Adress: Kulturzentrum Gasteig HP8 Hans-Preißinger-Straße 8, 81379 München

Registration is open from 02.02.2023, following the link below:

Link available until full capacity is reached.