01.11.2016 | Category: Process Support

Important Archives for Dealing with the Past in Colombia

Support to the Attorney General’s Office in Colombia

The Attorney General’s Office in Colombia (Fiscalia General de la Nacion) requested support from swisspeace with view to the preparation of their archives of case files for the Special Jurisdiction for Peace and other transitional justice mechanisms to be established in accordance with the peace accord between the Colombian Government and the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarios de Colombia (FARC). From 19 to 23 September, swisspeace expert Lisa Ott together with the International Archivist Trudy Peterson conducted a first mission to Colombia to assess the situation of archives of the institution.