REUTERS/Eliana Aponte - A Colombian Indian boy Nukak Maku displaced by violence looks out of his tent near San Jose del Guaviare of Guaviare province, 300km (186 miles) southeast of Bogota on May 12, 2005.

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Building Peace in the Midst of Violence: Improving Security and Finding Durable Solutions to Displacement in Colombia

September 16, 2014, Maria Derks-Normandin

Half a century of violence in Colombia has left hundreds of thousands of people dead and millions displaced.  Maria Derks-Normandin explains that despite impressive efforts on peace, security and a support framework for internally displaced persons, implementation of durable solutions to displacement has fallen short in Colombia.

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