SRI SRI RAVI

SHANKAR

AND THE PEACE PROCESS IN COLOMBIA

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a humanitarian and spiritual leader, an ambassador of peace and human values. Through his life and work, Sri Sri has inspired millions around the world with a vision of a stress-free, violence-free world. He has developed courses that provide techniques and tools to live a deeper, more joyous life and he has established nonprofit organizations that recognize a common human identity above the boundaries of race, nationality, and religion.

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Sri Sri will visit Colombia in November 2016

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October 2014

A Colombian delegation visits Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and asks him to cooperate in the

Colombian peace process.

October 2014

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De Junio

de 2015

Following several preliminary discussions, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar travels to Bogotá and Havana.

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June 2015

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June 2015

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar meets President Juan Manual Santos and is awarded the Simon Bolivar Order of Merit by the House of Representatives.

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June 2015

June 2015

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar meets UN director and victims of the conflict in Bogotá.

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De Junio de 2015

June 2015

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June 2015

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar travels to Havana where he maintains a dialogue with FARC Peace Delegation during three days. He invites them to embrace the

Gandhian Non-Violence principle.

June 2015

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July 2015

FARC declares the unilateral ceasefire. After almost one year it will become bilateral and final.

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July 2015

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August 2015

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar invites former prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Mr. Luis Moreno Ocampo, to Havana to cooperate with aspects of international law.

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August 2015

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September 2015

Art of Living teachers teach breathing techniques and meditation for managing emotions to members of the FARC peace delegation.

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September 2015

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March 2016

The Art of Living Foundation celebrates its 35th Anniversary. President Juan Manuel Santos sends his greetings and acknowledgments.

March 2016

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June 2016

March 2016

Peace delegation FARC leader Iván Márquez thanks Sri Sri Ravi Shankar & Art of Living for Colombian peace initiative.

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June

2016

The Colombian Government and the FARC announce the bilateral and final ceasefire thus putting an end to armed clashes.

June 2016

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August 2016

August

2016

The peace agreement between the FARC and the Colombian Government is completed. President Juan Manuel Santos calls for a plebiscite.

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September 2016

August

2016

The Art of Living Foundation forgiveness facilitated a meeting between the FARC secretariat and the families of the kidnapped and killed by the guerrilla group members.

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June

2016

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar attended the signing of the final agreement in Cartagena, Colombia and meets with different players in the conflict.

September 2016

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August

2016

No option triumphs in the Plebiscite on the agreement. Sri Sri invites Colombians to continue their efforts and not lose hope for peace.

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October 2016

The Art of Living is a non-profit, educational humanitarian organization founded in 1981 by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Its work, in over 150 counties is focused on improving people’s well being and society’s human values.


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