Reintegration of ex-combatants 

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6 May 2011
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Author: El Tiempo [Colombia]

Con…pedido para que el sector privado se comprometa más con…reintegración de...desmovilizados...el alto consejero presidencial...presentó...un balance...en el que ya están vinculadas 700 empresas...[En] el Foro 'Reintegración, un negocio que le apuesta...

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1 March 2009

[PDF] The challenges of supporting "alternative" economic opportunities for peacebuilding – Perspectives from Colombia

Author: William Godnick and Diana Klein, International Alert

This case study seeks to present some of the experiences of the Colombian government and the international community’s efforts to generate economic opportunities among conflict-affected populations in Colombia...While the participation of the private...

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5 February 2008
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Author: Alexandra Guáqueta & Yadaira Orsini, Fundación Ideas para la Paz

...se puede afirmar que una reinserción funciona cuando los combatientes dejan de empuñar las armas y se mantienen en la legalidad. Pero ¿cómo se llega allá?...Dentro de la receta...parece que el empleo es un elemento clave...[y] el concurso del sector...

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31 December 2007

[PDF] Business and Reintegration: cases, experiences and lessons

Author: Alexandra Guáqueta & Yadaira Orsini, Fundación Ideas para la Paz

...it is generally agreed that successful reintegration occurs when the combatants put down their weapons and stay on the side of legality. How is this desired outcome best achieved?...A key element in such strategies...may be employment...The support...

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11 September 2007

Chevron sponsors Niger Delta youths to South Africa on non-violence training [Nigeria]

Author: Business Day [Nigeria]

Chevron Nigeria Limited is supporting ongoing initiatives for restoration of peace in the Niger Delta through sponsorship of youths and community leaders in the area on training programmes... One of such training programmes which focused on non-violent...

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20 October 2006

Microsoft To Open Computer Training Centers For Ex-Combatants In Colombia

Author: Shaveta Bansal, All Headline News

...Microsoft Corp. has agreed to donate more than $300,000 to teach computing skills to more than 2,000 ex-combatants in Colombia. The move is aimed at reintegrating thousands of demobilized paramilitaries into nation's economy, who have otherwise...

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1 July 2006

[PDF] Doing business amidst conflict: emerging best practices in Colombia

Author: Alexandra Guáqueta, Fundación Ideas para la Paz (chapter from Intl. Alert book)

This chapter examines private sector involvement in peacebuilding and conflict prevention in Colombia...[B]usinesses are increasingly supporting projects that can be classified as peacebuilding. They are also more aware of human rights...than before.....

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