Past Events

Trip to Little Colombia
Date: Saturday, February 16th, 2013
Time: 2:00PM
Location: Cafecito Bogotá, 1015 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn, New York

Explore the best Colombian parts of New York with our executive board! We will go out a have a delicious Colombia lunch while learning about Colombian culture in New York City!

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Columbia PorColombia Meet & Greet
Date: Monday, February 11th, 2013
Time: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Location: Intercultural Resource Center, 552 West 114th, Columbia University

Come take a study break and get to know the PorColombia family! We will be hanging out and talking about the exciting semester we have planned for you and our fun culture. We will have delicious Colombian empanadas with Postobón soda and arepas!

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Latino Student Organization Meet & Greet

Latino Organizations of Columbia University will be giving you the opportunity to learn more about Latino culture and how to get involved in the Latino community. We will be serving food and giving away movie tickets all night!

Thursday, Feburary 7th, 2013
John Jay Lounge

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Although the following events are not sponsored by Columbia PorColombia, they are relevent to Colombia and we recommend them:
The Economic Development of Latin America Since Independence, a discussion with Jose Antonio Ocampo

Date: Thursday, January 31, 2013 from  6:00 pm – 7:30 pm EST,

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1501,


Building Peace in Colombia:  The Government’s Efforts in the Demobilization and Reintegration of Illegal Armed Groups.

Date:  Monday January 28, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EST
Location:   Columbia University, Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1302, Saltzman Institute of War & Peace Studies
A Dialogue with Alejandro Eder

•    Director of the Colombian Agency for Reintegration (in charged of  more than 35.000 ex-combatants)

•    Member of the Government’s negotiating team currently holding peace talks with the Illegal Armed Group FARC to put an end to four decades of conflict in Colombia

•    Columbia/ SIPA Alumnus 2006

 Opening Remarks by Prof. Jose Antonio Ocampo (to be confirmed)

•    Director of the Economic and Political Development Concentration at SIPA and a Member of the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University

•    Served in a number of high ranking positions in the United Nations  and the Government of Colombia

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