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Colombia becomes first nation to introduce 'junk food law' to prevent lifestyle diseases in the country

Colombia is emerging as one of the first nations in the world to introduce 'junk food law' which might help tackle lifestyle disease, media reports said.

Colombia stepping up efforts achieve historic peace goals, UN envoy says

As Colombia prepares to mark the seventh anniversary of the peace agreement that ended the decades-long conflict there, the Government has increased its efforts to realize the accord’s goals, the UN envoy for the country said on Wednesday.

Addicted to war, power and greed, humanity is ‘killing itself’, warns Colombian President

Colombian President Gustavo Petro on Tuesday called at the UN General Assembly for peace summits to resolve conflicts in Ukraine and between Israel and the Palestinians, so the international community could focus instead on addressing climate change, which he said was “the mother of all crises”.

Colombia: UN Mission to monitor ceasefire with ELN rebel group

New York: The Security Council on Wednesday unanimously voted to expand the mandate of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia to monitor a ceasefire between the Government and the largest remaining rebel group in the country.

Colombia: Death toll from avalanche rises to 29

Bogota/UNI: The death toll from the avalanche in the Colombian municipality of Quetame has gone up to 29, regional fire authorities inform.

Colombia air crash miracle: 4 children found alive after 40 days

Bogota: Four Colombian children, who went missing after their plane crashed on May 1, have been rescued after 40 days from the Amazon jungle.

Colombia plane crash: Children rescued from Amazon jungle after 40 days

Bogota: Four children, who were missing after a plane crash 40 days ago, have been found in Colombia's Amazon jungle, media reports said.

Colombia: Implementing peace deal, promoting dialogue ‘inextricably linked’

New York: Fully implementing the agreement that ended five decades of conflict in Colombia and promoting dialogue with armed groups to reduce violence are critical to consolidate peace in the country, UN Special Representative Carlos Ruiz Massieu told the Security Council on Thursday.

Curbing ‘expressions of violence’ a key to peace in Colombia: Guterres

New York: Secretary-General António Guterres has underscored the importance of implementing the Peace Agreement in Colombia, and advancing dialogue, in his latest quarterly report on the UN Mission in the country, published on Monday.

Colombia: UN mission to verify rural reform and indigenous representation in peace process

New York: There are plentiful opportunities ahead for peacebuilding in Colombia, the head of the UN Verification Mission in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday.

Step up protection for activists who challenge big business in Colombia

New York: Activists who raise concerns about business projects in Colombia are under serious threat for speaking out, and UN human rights experts are urging the government to do much more to protect them.

Training offers a way out of poverty for young victims of Colombian conflict

New York: Camilo Vergara is one of hundreds of young Colombians benefiting from a UN programme aimed at pulling victims of the country’s former conflict out of poverty, and into stable employment.

Colombia: Children still ‘used and abused’ despite historic peace accord

New York: Despite a steady decrease in grave violations against children in Colombia since the signing of the 2016 Peace Agreement between the Government and FARC rebels, youngsters there continue to suffer from the impact of hostilities, according to a new UN report published on Wednesday.

Colombia: Security officials capture most wanted drug lord Otoniel

Bogota: Colombian security officials have arrested the country's most wanted drug trafficker.

Colombians cling tenaciously to peace gains, Security Council hears

New York: Five years after an historic Peace Agreement was reached in Colombia, the process continues to show the benefits of ending the conflict through negotiation and keeping victims at the heart of the discussion moving forward.