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Life in Bogota: Luke's Governance Placement with UNDP Colombia


“Something written on the IDDIP website has stayed with me and is something that I have thought about often, in the context of global citizenry. That experiences and connections made doing things such as this now often “produce tremendous goodwill which is disproportionate to the cost of their creation”. This, without a doubt is something I have found to be true, over the course of my travels and in this experience in particular. So thank you for helping me invest in this.”
BOGOTA - The past month with UNDP Colombia working in the Democratic Governance Unit has involved me focusing on electoral strategy in the run up to the 2018 presidential elections in Colombia. As this is to be the first election since the signing of the peace deal or acuerdo final reached between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – the People’s Army (FARC-EP) late last year, there is understandably a close focus on the pr…

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