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Humberto de la Calle in conversation with Salvador del Solar

The Pacific revolution

Arequipa 2023, 
The Colombian lawyer Humberto de la Calle was Minister of the Government during the César Gaviria presidency, Vice-President of the Republic and ambassador to Spain and the UK in the late 1990s. In 2001 he presided over the deliberations that resulted in the OAS’s Democratic Charter. After leaving public life and becoming involved in academia, journalism and law, in 2012 he was appointed Chief Negotiator of the government’s delegation in the peace process with FARC. After signing the Final Agreement at the Colón Theatre, he was a presidential candidate in 2018. Today he is a senator in the Colombian National Congress, and within that institution is a member of the Primary Council, whose legislative work focusses on matters related to peace, the guarantee of human rights, social reforms, the fight against inequality and preserving the environment. He has recently published a novel based on real events, La inverosímil muerte de Hércules Pretorius, about a young lawyer who had always been attracted to the idea of bringing about a peaceful social revolution. In conversation with Salvador del Solar.
Humberto de la Calle in conversation with Salvador del Solar