The United Nations Mission in Colombia completed its Security Council mandate on 26 September 2017. The United Nations continues to provide support to the peace process through the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia, established by Security Council resolution 2377 (2017).
04 May 2017 - Bogotá May 4, 2017 – Tomorrow, May 5, the UN Mission in Colombia will have received and stored in its containers 1,000 weapons from FARC-EP combatants that are concentrated in the camps. This number corresponds to the group of members of the Farc-EP that will fulfil tasks of the implementation of the peace agreement in relation to the observation of the cease-fire, substitution of illicit crops, humanitarian demining, peace pedagogy, inventory of goods, among others.
03 May 2017 - Bogotá May 3 / 2017 - Under the leadership of Uruguay and the United Kingdom, tonight begins the first visit to Colombia in the history of the United Nations Security Council. Elbio Roselli, Uruguayan Ambassador and President of the UN Security Council for the month of May and the visit´s co-leader, in cooperation with the United Kingdom ambassador, highlighted that the visit has attracted great interest from within the Council.
02 May 2017 - Bogotá. May 2, 2017. At the beginning of his term as President of the UN Security Council for the month of May, Uruguay's ambassador to the United Nations, Elbio Rosselli, indicated the objective of the three-day visit to Colombia starting this Wednesday with all members of the Council.
17 Mar 2017 - Bogotá, March 17, 2017 - As a first step in the process of gradual stockpiling of weapons, the UN Mission in Colombia has received 140 individual arms of men and women from the FARC-EP who are part of the ceasefire and cessation of hostilities tripartite Monitoring and Verification Mechanism. This step follows the initial stages, which the Mission announced on February 28.
02 Mar 2017 - Bogotá, March 2, 2017 - Yesterday, March 1, according to the statements of the representatives of the Government of Colombia and the FARC-EP, which were welcomed by the UN Mission in Colombia, we began the process of verifying the FARC-EP’s laying down of arms.
This process should be concluded, as per the parties’ agreement, 180 days after the peace deal came into force, that is 29 May 2017.
14 Feb 2017 - Bogotá February 14, 2016 - The UN Mission in Colombia hails the completion of almost all FARC-EP movements to the Zones where the laying down of arms will take place, with the recent entry of the members of the 33rd Front into the Zone of Caño Indio, in the Municipality of Tibú, department of Norte de Santander, after several days of interruption near the municipality of La Gabarra.
13 Feb 2017 - Bogotá, February 10, 2017 - The National Direction of the Monitoring and Verification Mechanism (MVM) presents the progress of activities carried out from January 28 to February 10, 2017, related to the movements of FARC-EP members from the Temporal Pre-grouping Points (PPT) to the zones and points where the laying down of arms will take place, based on the protocols governing the Bilateral Ceasefire and Cessation of Hostilities and the Laying down of Arms:
06 Feb 2017 - Bogotá, February 03, 2017 - The National Direction of the Monitoring and Verification Mechanism (MVM) presents the progress of a verification as well as the conclusions of three breaches and two violations of the Bilateral Ceasefire and Cessation of Hostilities (CFHBD, in the Spanish acronym), which occurred in different parts of the country, as follows: