A Perspective on the Colombian Peace Process

Event Date: Friday December 5, 2014
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Location: Milstein East, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and

the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies are pleased to co-present:

A Perspective on the Colombian Peace Process



Dr. Alejandro Ordóñez Maldonado
Inspector General of Colombia
Procurador General  de la Nación


Friday, December 5th
12:00 – 1:00 PM
Milstein East, Wasserstein Hall
Harvard Law School Campus

 Free and open to the public.   Please bring your lunch, drinks and dessert will be provided

This talk will be given in Spanish with a translator.
Este lectura será presentado en Español con uno traductor.

About the event:

After fifty years of armed conflict, peace talks are being conducted in Havana, Cuba, between the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Dr. Ordóñez, an advocate of including victims in the peace process,  will speak about the current status of these negotiations, and his role as Inspector General in the Colombian peace process.

About the Speaker:

Alejandro Ordóñez Maldonado is the Inspector General of Colombia (Procurador General). The office of the Inspector General is an independent and autonomous body of the Government  of the Republic of Colombia. Currently Dr. Ordóñez Maldonado is serving his second term (2013-2016). He has a Doctor in Law and Political Sciences degree from Saint Thomas University, with a specialization in Administrative Law from the same alma mater. He holds a Master Honoris Causa degree in Political and Social Sciences of Communication from the University of Salermo in Italy.

Dr. Ordóñez Maldonado is a university professor, author, and researcher of several books related to philosophy and law, contracts, and administrative law. Formerly, he served as president and justice of the Colombian State Council, and as president and justice of Bucaramanga’s Administrative Tribunal. He is a member of the Election Observation Mission of the Organization of American States O.A.S.

He has been recognized as the best Colombian State Council Justice, and the best Magistrate of Bucaramanga’s Administrative Tribunal and was awarded the Jose Ignacio de Marquez Medal. He was elected as vice president of the International Association of High Contentious Administrative Jurisdictions in Budapest, Hungary.

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