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Date and Location

March 6, 2024
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM ET
Ash Center Seminar Room 225, Floor Two, Suite 200n, 124 Mount Auburn Street


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​You’re invited to a Global Challenges to Democracy Seminar Series event featuring Michael Weintraub, Associate Professor in the Escuela de Gobierno at Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, and Director of the Security and Violence Area of the Center for the Study of Security and Drugs (CESED).

States struggle to reestablish authority in areas of former rebel governance. How can they prevent armed groups from exploiting local governance gaps in areas of former rebel rule? During this talk, Weintraub will discuss his randomized evaluation of Colombia’s ComunPaz program, a scalable, inexpensive intervention to replace rebel governance by improving security and justice provision in areas once dominated by FARC, the country’s largest rebel group. 
Light refreshments will be served.​