Virtually Experiencing Peace in Colombia | DPPA

Virtually experiencing peace in colombia | dppa

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Virtually Experiencing Peace in Colombia | DPPA” – below is their description.

The UN Verification Mission in Colombia is using Virtual Reality (VR) storytelling about the peace processes. This short documentary captures reactions from a focus group with Colombian women and men who experienced the VR documentary “Pathways Colombia” on the challenges and opportunities of consolidating peace in the country. It is a powerful testimonial about the use of new technologies for peacebuilding.

Interviewees (in order of appearance):

Andres Palomeque

Jeimy Castiblanco

Alejandro Correa

Eliécer Niño Espinosa

Walter Barreto

Fanny Jaime

Daniela Cadena

David Palacios

Produced by the UN Verification Mission for Colombia, the UN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (UN DPPA) and Gusano Films.


Martin Waehlisch


Jorge Caballero,

Gustavo León

Adriana Bernal

Camera Assist and DIT:

Juan David Pérez


Jorge Caballero

Editor assistant:

Georgina Torrado


Adonay Sierra


Carolina Serna

Katherin Barajas

Stella Ramirez

Production Assistant:

Fanny Castro

Location Galeria DAMA Bogotá:

Mariana Gómez


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Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a transcontinental country largely in the north of South America, with territories in North America. Colombia is bounded on the north by the Caribbean Sea, the northwest by Panama, the south by Ecuador and Peru, the east by Venezuela, the southeast by Brazil, and the west by the Pacific Ocean.

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