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Mabel González Bustelo is a senior adviser at NOREF.

Mabel González Bustelo is a asesora senior en NOREF.

Articles by Mabel González Bustelo

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

La educación será clave para acabar con la violencia en Colombia

Romper el ciclo de violencia requerirá oportunidades educativas para los jóvenes, que son todavía especialmente susceptibles de ser reclutados por grupos armados. English

Colombia: education will be key to ending the violence

Breaking the cycle of violence will require educational opportunities for young people, who are still especially susceptible to being recruited by armed groups. Español

El Salvador’s gang truce: a lost opportunity?

The truce declared in 2012 may have been imperfect and controversial but positive lessons must be learned amid the country’s current crisis of violence.

EE UU y Colombia: construyendo un modelo exportable de seguridad

El laboratorio del Plan Colombia ha ayudado a EE UU a desarrollar su modelo de "estabilización" para operaciones de contrainsurgencia. Con un potencial acuerdo de paz con las FARC en el horizonte, ¿cuál puede ser el futuro de las sobredimensionadas fuerzas armadas colombianas? English

The US and Colombia: building an exportable model of security

Through the laboratory of Plan Colombia, the US has developed its 'stabalization' model for counter insurgency operations. With a peace agreement with the FARC on the horizon, what is the future for Colombia's overinflated military? Español.

Drone technology: the humanitarian potential

Will drones be added to the arsenal of tools available in humanitarian and peacekeeping operations?

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