In 2016, Colombia's homicide rate dropped to its lowest in four decades, at some 12,000 cases.
The foundation for permanent peace in Colombia should be the same as that for Taiwan - namely, a reworking of the government structure
(Reporter Olivia Jones)
The prerequisite for lasting peace is democracy. Colombia must carry out constitutional reform and transform its government to enjoy peace. This means a modified semi-presidential system with cabinet like that of Finland, and a committee-style legislature similar to Switzerland’s. The Colombian government should begin drafting a basic constitution with the above features to realize a paradigm shift toward democracy and a constitution that can be amended to keep pace with changing times. See the Charter for Permanent Peace and Development