Peace and war

Globally, war is an everyday reality. Long-term peace can only be achieved when the structural causes of conflict are overcome. After all, peace is more than just the absence of war. Conflicts often have structural causes such as inequality, or competition and power relations between states. Discover more about conflicts, their causes, and current debates on peace here.

What's Going on in Colombia?

The conflict in Colombia has established itself as the longest and one of the most complex armed conflicts in the world. Since colonial times, the country's history has been marked by violence, a racist violence that has led to extreme inequality in the distribution of wealth. This inequality in Colombia persists to this day and is a central point in the numerous violent clashes.