LARC Event "Oil & Gas in Colombia: Between Government Support and Community Uncertainty"

Thursday, February 21, 2019 (7:30am - 10am America/Bogota)
Brigard & Urrutia Abogados
Auditorio Carlos Urrutia
Calle 70 A No. 4 - 41

Álvaro Jiménez, Founding Member, Colombia Risk Analysis & Co-Founder, SEHLAC
Sergio Guzmán, Director, Colombia Risk Analysis

Join the Latin America Regional Chapter for a discussion on oil and gas in Columbia between government support and community uncertainty.

Breakfast will be served.

Álvaro Jiménez is the founding member of Colombia Risk Analysis and a co-founder of SEHLAC, which is a working group on human security in Latin America and the Caribbean. He also is the Head of the Colombian campaign against mines. Álvaro is an expert in the promotion and strengthening of citizen initiatives for the construction of a culture of peace and the promotion of civil and human rights. He was also the spokesman of the M-19 movement in the peace negotiations between this guerrilla and the government in 1984. Later, Álvaro was the guarantor of the dialogues between the government of President Uribe Vélez and the ELN in Cuba

Sergio Guzmán is the Director of Colombia Risk Analysis. He provides commercial, security and political risk analysis for the Andean region. Sergio's expertise is in the Colombian conflict, the resolution of international conflicts and international development. Before joining Colombia Risk Analysis, Sergio was the principal political and security risks analyst for Colombia, Bolivia, and Suriname for the competition. Sergio holds an M.A. in International Economics and International Relations from Johns Hopkins University.

Registration is COP $40,000 for members and COP $50,000 for non-members. RSVP before February 18 by contacting Diana Sanclemente at and Marianna Boza at