Speech by José Manuel Barroso at the 'Centro Nacional de Memoria Histórica' in Bogotá
On 12 December 2013, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, travelled to Bogotá, Colombia, to discuss the recent implementation of the EU-Colombia Trade Agreement, the solidarity and support of the EU to Colombia's peace and the future of their bilateral relations in the global context.
President Barroso paid a two days visit to Colombia. This was the first time that a President of the European Commission visited the country
On this occasion, he also visited the National Centre of Historical Memory where he made a speech and assured that the EU will continue to show solidarity towards Colombia. SHOTLIST