Made a statement affirming support for the WPS Agenda, but no specific commitment made. Supports women candidates for the post of Secretary-General of the United Nations.
Colombia created the institutions necessary to implement the agreement, including a specialized gender unit made up of seven women leaders of organizations of rural women, victims of armed conflict and civil-society organizations. Colombia is working to incorporate a gender focus in the framework for the implementation of the agreement.
Colombia recognizes the need to ensure accountability for crimes of sexual violence committed in the framework of conflict. That is why the final agreement provides that such crimes cannot be subject to amnesty. In addition, the Special Jurisdiction for Peace plans to create an investigation unit with a special team for cases of sexual violence.
Colombia is working to incorporate a gender focus in the framework for the implementation of the agreement.
For the first time in its history, Colombia has a woman in the position of Vice-President of the Republic, who, in addition to her own duties, has been tasked with supporting the President in promoting gender parity. The President has also formed the first gender-balanced Cabinet in the history of Colombia, since eight of the 16 ministries are led by women.
Made a statement affirming support for the WPS Agenda, but no specific commitment made