Archives for posts with tag: Colombia

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Music star Juanes represents the rising engagement of global artists with the United Nations and its many organizations & agencies, including UNICEF & UNHCR. Be sure & listen to Juanes’ YouTube videos to capture the moment & goodwill of this Diplomat Artist. – Susan & Ambassador Mo

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http://diplomatartist.com/colombias-juanes-latin-americas-diplomat-artists/

The 2 sides are working to end the long-running conflict through full implementation of General Agreement for End of the Conflict & Building a Stable & Lasting Peace & also agreed to work together to combat drug trafficking.

UN Anti-Drug Agency Names Colombian Footballer Falcao New Goodwill Ambassador

Falcao also helped secure $100,000 from Swiss watchmaker Hublot for an alternative development project to help families involved in illicit drug production & trafficking to turn to legal livelihoods.

WATCH Film Report: REBEL RAP MUSIC DIPLOMACY
Diplomat-Artists? – Perhaps not, but rebels using rap music to convey their intention to engage in negotiations & compromise with what they project as the establishment. It is also a clever tactical approach for FARC, the Columbian Marxist rebel group that is labeled by some, including US Government as terrorists.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/rebel-rap-music-diplomacy/31372Image

BlImageog Report: IS COLOMBIA RESPONSIVE TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE VICTIMS & JUSTICE? By Ambassador Mo
“Justice in Colombia has been delayed for so many, but it must not be denied,” according to Secretary-General’s Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Margot Wallström.  Colombia must increase its efforts to fight impunity for crimes of sexual violence. Additional resources are required to strengthen the capacity of the judicial system. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/is-colombia-responsive-to-sexual-violence-victims-justice/52670

Blog Report: FAILED WAR ON DRUGS, By Ambassador Mo
Lost in the Secret Service’s Colombia sex affair in Cartagena is a significantly more critical story of eroding US influence in Latin America already well under way during the George W. Bush Presidency & the failed war on drugs. The former is perhaps to be expected to degree as Latin America becomes an ever more substantial global marketplace for China, India, Europe as well as US. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/failed-war-on-drugs/50860Image