The Colombian Embassy in Kenya presents a summary of the most important news in our country

Nairobi, 25/02/2022. The Colombian Embassy in Kenya presents a summary of the most important news in our country. For this mission, delivering this information to our main allies is a clear example of the political, social, and economic ties between Colombia and East Africa.

If you wish to have more details about the information sent, the doors of our embassy are open to discuss and broaden the topics of interest.

Mónica de Greiff

Ambassador of Colombia in Kenya

 

 

WHAT IS HAPPENING IN COLOMBIA?

 

WHAT IS HAPPENING IN COLOMBIA?

 

RENEWABLE ENERGY NEWS

The Guajira I Wind Farm is a reality

· Isagen's Guajira I is the largest wind farm in Colombia and the first to be built in more than 17 years in Colombia. It has 10 wind turbines 78 meters high, with a capacity to generate 20MW of clean energy.

· During the administration of President Iván Duque, Colombia has increased its installed capacity for the generation of non-conventional renewable energies 100 times, going from 28.2 to 2,800 MW between projects completed, assigned and in execution.

· La Guajira is consolidated as the epicenter of the Colombian Energy Transition. The department will have 16 wind farms, which will generate 11,000 jobs and more than $10 billion pesos in investments.

 

NEWS OF PEACE WITH LEGALITY

The Presidential Adviser for Stabilization and Consolidation, Emilio Archila, highlighted today before the United Nations Organization that thanks to President Iván Duque's Peace with Legality policy, Colombia is a better country with the historical progress made in the implementation of peace. Archila said:  "with our achievements we continue to show the world that conflicts and violence can be resolved with political determination, strong planning and a focus on results."

During the quarterly report of the UN Secretary General on the Verification Mission of that organization in Colombia, Archila affirmed that the foundations have been arranged so that the next governments can build on what has already been built, in a transformative process over 15 years.

Carlos Ruiz Massieu, head of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia, recognized the support of the Ministry for the work that this mission carries out in the country and requested special security measures for the ex-combatants who will participate in this year's elections. aspect in which the national government is already working.

 

NEWS OF PEACE WITH LEGALITY

Vice President and Foreign Affairs Minister, Marta Lucía Ramírez highlighted the unanimous recognition of the UN Security Council for the implementation of the Peace with Legality policy.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Vice President, Marta Lucía Ramírez, celebrated that the members of the Security Council of the United Nations recognized the progress of the National Government in the implementation of the Peace with Legality policy, during the presentation of the quarterly report of the Mission of Verification of the UN in Colombia, which had the participation of the Presidential Advisor for Stabilization and Consolidation, Emilio Archila.

“I am proud of the recognition that the majority of the ambassadors of the United Nations Security Council have given us today (…) The progress to date is much higher than the 26% that we should have achieved in 5 years of implementation. The UN Report recognizes the progress made and highlights the challenges and difficulties that we have had to overcome. We will continue down this path,” said the senior official.

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