Colombia: ‘Incubator of Ideas in Culture of Peace’


An article in El Universal (translation by CPNN)

This Thursday, August 20, at 4 in the afternoon, the Spanish Cooperation Training Center in Cartagena will hold the first session of this year of the project ‘Incubator of Ideas in Culture of Peace with a differential approach’, defined as a space to highlight experiences of peace in Colombia.

Arturo Zea will participate in the activity

This initiative of the Spanish Cooperation is aimed at leaders and social leaders, victims of the armed conflict, members of social organizations, indigenous communities, researchers, teachers, university students and the public interested in learning about experiences of building a culture of peace.

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This first session will address the role of the Commission for the Clarification of the Truth (CEV) within the framework of the Peace Agreement and how it works to fulfill the mandate to ensure the dignity of the victims, their contribution to the truth and to the guarantees of non-repetition. Arturo Zea Solano, Coordinator of the CEV for the Caribbean Coast, and Ricardo Corredor Cure, Coordinator of the Communications strategy of the same institution will participate.

The conversation will be moderated by Melissa Mendoza Turizo, social communicator, journalist and Coordinator of the School Press Program of the newspaper El Universal. The Ideas Incubator will be held this year under the theme “Dialoging for peace”. It will be done through a participatory dialogue, which facilitates the generation of ideas and the creation of stories about peace. Those interested in participating must register at the link: