ADVISORY: Colombia’s Minister of National Defense to Speak at CAP on Current and Future Roles and Missions of the Armed Forces

Washington, D.C. — On Thursday, February 27, the Center for American Progress will host a discussion with Juan Carlos Pinzón Bueno, Colombia’s minister of national defense. Before participating in the U.S.-Colombia High-Level Strategic Security Dialogue, Minister Pinzón will join us to discuss the Colombian armed forces’ ongoing efforts against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, and the future roles and missions of Colombia’s armed forces in a potential post-conflict scenario.


Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress

Keynote remarks:
Juan Carlos Pinzón Bueno, Minister of National Defense of Colombia

Dan Restrepo, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress


Thursday, February 27, 2014
9:00 a.m. ET – 10:00 a.m. ET


Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005


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For more information, contact Anne Shoup at or at 202.481.7146.