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​“In terms of individual guarantees, housing and business options, we have gone beyond the Agreement:” Advisor Archila 



​15 ex-combatants in the municipality of Zambrano (Bolívar) will implement dual-purpose livestock production under a forest-pasture system as part of their return to legality. Photo: ARN Communications.

Bogota, 12/11/2020



The Agency for Reincorporation and Normalization (ARN) provides financial support to the population in the process of reincorporation carrying out academic processes in higher education institutions in the country. Photo: ARN Communications 

Bogota, 07/12/2020



​Thanks to the coordination between ARN and Gran Tierra Energy, Comuccom co-op delivered 100 kilos of tilapia fish to the Samarii Hotel located in Villa Garzón (Putumayo). Photo: ARN Communications


Putumayo, 12/11/2020



​Photo ARN File



​The yam shipment from El Carmen de Bolívar, with the contribution of ex - combatants in reincorporation, departed from the Port of Cartagena. Photo: Courtesy Cattleyas Fruits.


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Conversation "One Opportunity Changes Everything", ex - combatants and entrepreneurs, new markets in times of pandemic. 



​Photo Courtesy: Presidency of the Republic



ARN Accountability Public Hearing - FY2019. Photo: ARN Colombia. 



​François-Régis Le Miere, general manager of Vía 40 Express Concession, Juan Perea Garabato, ex-combatant of Farc-Ep and Andrés Stapper, ARN Director General, at the official delivery of the items made by ex-combatants of Tejiendo Paz Cooperative (Cooptepaz) 



​The first phase of the project to improve the living conditions of the ex-combatants transferred from Ituango to Mutatá is under way.



Terpel Company strengthens its 'Restoring Dreams' program to support initiatives and productive projects of ex-combatants in the process of reintegration and reincorporation in coordination with the Colombian Agency for Reincorporation and Normalization - ARN. 

Photo: ARN Communications



​2 freshly approved projects will be implemented at Former ETCR Charras (Guaviare) and Former ETCR La Reforma (Meta). Photo: ARN Communications.



In order to contribute to the stabilization and transformation of territories, the Agency for Reincorporation and Normalization (ARN – Agencia para la Reincorporación y la Normalización - for its acronym in Spanish) promotes spaces for participation, coexistence, confidence - building and reconciliation between the people who belonged to an armed group outside the Law and the inhabitants of the communities.



The participants come from seven former Training and Reincorporation Territorial Spaces (ETCR – Espacios Territoriales de Capacitación y Reincorporación – for its acronym in Spanish) and three other regions of Colombia.



The Agency for Reincorporation and Normalization (ARN – Agencia para la Reincorporación y la Normalización - for its acronym in Spanish) and the British Council launch a strategy on  May 13 to make visible the leadership and empowerment of ex - combatant and communities’ women, as well as their contributions to peace - building and reconciliation in the territories of Colombia.



​Girls, boys and young people, from the 27 municipalities where the "Mambrú, this is another tale" ("Mambrú, este es otro cuento" - in Spanish) strategy is implemented, during the National Meeting for the Exchange of Experiences (Encuentro Nacional  de Intercambio de Experiencias - in Spanish) in Bogotá, in December 2019. Photo: Comunicaciones ARN.



​Since September 2019, these initiatives have been implemented in the Caquetá region to contribute to stabilization and reconciliation in the territories. During the health emergency, they will continue with alternative mechanisms to face – to - face encounters. Photo: Comunicaciones ARN.



​Training in the different municipalities in which the MFC is developed. Photo: Comunicaciones ARN.  



​The projects feature fish farming and beekeeping, and are being implemented in the departments of Caldas and Cundinamarca . Photo: ARN Communications.



​The graduate roll includes Guillermo Torres, Guillermo Torres, known as 'The singer of Farc-Ep' or 'Julián Conrado', and also the current mayor of Turbaco, Bolívar, and Yarledis Olaya, president of the Community Action Board of Tierra Grata village.  



Meeting with women of the formerly called ETCR and La Variante community within the framework of the 'PaZifico Territory Men and Women for Peace' (Territorio PaZifico, Hombres y Mujeres para la paz – in Spanish). Photo: Comunicaciones ARN 



In the courtyard of their home, in the municipality of San Jacinto (Bolívar), the married couple carry out their tasks to continue with their academic training process. Photo: Courtesy.



With specialized teaching methodologies, aimed at adults, the 'Arando la Educación' project has benefited 9,984 people including ex - combatants, family members and community members. Photo: Comunicaciones ARN 



With advances in their educational cycles and two graduations as bachelors, the educational processes of 'Arando la Educación' 2019 - 2020 in the former ETCR of Miravalle, department of Caquetá, were completed. Photo: Comunicaciones ARN 



​The installation act was held virtually with the presence of Víctor Manuel Tamayo, governor of Risaralda; Nelson Velandia, ARN program director, and Emilio José Archila, Presidential Advisor for Stabilization and Consolidation. Photo: ARN Communications.



Productive Environments are possible thanks to funding from the Agency for Reincorporation and Normalization (ARN) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Photo: ARN Communications.



​The mountains and rivers of the Department of Caquetá become territories of peace. Farc-Ep ex-combatants consolidate their new life projects within legality around ecotourism. Photo: ARN Communications.



​Partnerships between the National Government and international cooperation continue to strengthen the reincorporation process in Colombia. Photo: ARN Communications.



​Mundo Maderas, located in the municipality of Yumbo, Valle, emerged thanks to the support of Fundación Carvajal Foundation and the Agency for Reincorporation and Normalization – ARN in 2008. Photo: ARN Communications.

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