Strategies for Lasting Peace


Tuesday, June 12, 2018
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.


Keough School of Global Affairs – Washington office

1616 P Street NW
Suite 120
Washington, DC 20036


A policy forum recognizing the 20th anniversary of Ireland’s Good Friday Agreement and the implementation of Colombia’s peace accord


Co-sponsored by the Keough School of Global Affairs and the Embassy of Ireland


Twenty years after the Good Friday Agreement, this forum looks at the lessons that can be shared from the Northern Ireland peace process in the context of other peace processes, looking specifically at the Colombian accord. What lessons can be shared and applied? And what role has international support played in these peace processes?

 Watch the recording here:


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  • Eamon Gilmore, former Tánaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland, and currently the EU Special Envoy to the Colombian Peace Process



  • Camilo Reyes, Ambassador of Colombia to the United States

  • Ambassador Barbara Stephenson, President of the American Foreign Service Association; former U.S. Consul General in Belfast

  • Mr. Norman Houston, Director of the Northern Ireland Bureau, Washington, DC


Moderated by Dr. Amanda Sloat, Robert Bosch Senior Fellow at the Center for the U.S. and Europe, The Brookings Institution


Questions? Contact Maura Policelli, executive director of the Keough School’s Washington office.