Ariel Safdie is Planning and Development Manager at Fundación Mi Sangre, a peacebuilding organisation based in Medellín.

Latest from Ariel Safdie

Two bridges: how to forgive the unforgiveable

What lessons can forgiveness after Colombia's 50-year war have for the USA? Ariel Safdie analyses the current context in the country, and encourages us all to play a part in building bridges and being peacebuilders in a world that appears to be increasingly divided. Read more »

26 January 2018

Where next for peace in Colombia?

Many thought that last Sunday’s referendum would be a significant step towards ending Colombia’s long-running armed conflict. But a proposed peace deal with one of the largest armed groups was rejected by voters. As the initial shock subsides, it is vital to understand why half the country felt they couldn’t vote for the deal, says Ariel Safdie. Read more »

14 October 2016

Dreaming of the future in Colombia

Ariel Safdie says Colombians must break the cycle of violence to ensure a new peace deal succeeds. Read more »

15 January 2016