Iván Duque Márquez

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Iván Duque Márquez (born August 1, 1976) is a Colombian politician and lawyer who is the current President of Colombia, in office since 7 August 2018.wikipedia
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2018 Colombian presidential election

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He was elected Colombia's youngest president, as the candidate from the Democratic Centre Party in the 2018 presidential election.
President Iván Duque is serving a four-year term from 7 August 2018 to 7 August 2022.

President of Colombia

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Iván Duque Márquez (born August 1, 1976) is a Colombian politician and lawyer who is the current President of Colombia, in office since 7 August 2018.
The current president of the Republic of Colombia is Iván Duque Márquez, who took office on August 7, 2018.

Colombia

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Iván Duque Márquez (born August 1, 1976) is a Colombian politician and lawyer who is the current President of Colombia, in office since 7 August 2018.
Iván Duque won in the second round with 54% of the vote, against 42% for his left-wing rival, Gustavo Petro.

Gustavo Petro

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Duque was elected President of Colombia on 17 June 2018 after defeating Gustavo Petro 54% to 42% in the second round.
On May 27, 2018 he came second in the first round of the presidential election with over 25% of the vote and lost to Iván Duque Márquez in the run-off election on June 17.

Democratic Center (Colombia)

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He was elected Colombia's youngest president, as the candidate from the Democratic Centre Party in the 2018 presidential election. Duque returned to Colombia to become a candidate for the Senate in the legislative elections of 2014, for the Partido Centro Democrático (Democratic Center Party) which split away from the ruling governing party after Juan Manuel Santos opened peace negotiations with the FARC.
Iván Duque, the current President of Colombia, is a member of the party.

American University

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He holds a LLM in International Economic Law from American University and a Masters in Public Policy Management from Georgetown University, Washington D.C..

Marta Lucía Ramírez

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In January 2018, it was announced that the center-right coalition would participate in the Grand Primary for Colombia – an interparty consultation - with Duque as its candidate confronting Marta Lucía Ramírez (civil-center right movement) and Alejandro Ordóñez (right wing civil movement).
In 2018, Ramírez became the first woman elected to serve as Vice President of Colombia, running on a ticket with Iván Duque Márquez.

Georgetown University

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He holds a LLM in International Economic Law from American University and a Masters in Public Policy Management from Georgetown University, Washington D.C..
Three current elected heads of state are alumni: Iván Duque Márquez, President of Colombia, Saad Hariri, Prime Minister of Lebanon, and Željko Komšić, one of the tripartite Presidents of Bosnia and Herzegovina, who attended a leadership seminar in 2003.

2019 Colombian protests

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The 2019 Colombian protests are a collection of protests that have occurred since 21 November 2019.

Juan Manuel Santos

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Subsequently, he was appointed by Juan Manuel Santos, future president and then Minister of Finance, as one of Colombia's representatives at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), a post he held between 2001 and 2013. Duque returned to Colombia to become a candidate for the Senate in the legislative elections of 2014, for the Partido Centro Democrático (Democratic Center Party) which split away from the ruling governing party after Juan Manuel Santos opened peace negotiations with the FARC.
However, Santos left office with one of the lowest levels of popular approval ever, and his successor was the new Uribe's protégé, Ivan Duque Marquez, a moderate critic of Santos' peace treaty with the FARC-guerilla.

Colombian peace process

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Hundreds of thousands of Colombians demonstrated to support the Colombian peace process and against the government of Iván Duque Márquez.
The former leader of the FARC, Rodrigo Londoño, claimed in an open letter to Colombian President Iván Duque in June 2019 that about 160 ex-fighters and their family members have been killed since the peace deal was signed.

Álvaro Uribe

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Backed by his mentor, ex-president Alvaro Uribe, he ran a campaign where he stood against the peace treaty with the guerilla group FARC.

Bogotá

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Duque was born in Bogotá, in a wealthy political family that originally came from the Colombian town of Gomez Plata, Antioquia.

Antioquia Department

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Duque was born in Bogotá, in a wealthy political family that originally came from the Colombian town of Gomez Plata, Antioquia. He was the son of Juliana Márquez Tono (political scientist) (1950–) and Iván Duque Escobar (1937–2016), a powerful local political leader who was Governor of Antioquia, auditor in the United Nations, Minister of Mines and Energy, and who was the head of the National Registry of Civil Status in the Government of Andrés Pastrana.

Ministry of Mines and Energy (Colombia)

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He was the son of Juliana Márquez Tono (political scientist) (1950–) and Iván Duque Escobar (1937–2016), a powerful local political leader who was Governor of Antioquia, auditor in the United Nations, Minister of Mines and Energy, and who was the head of the National Registry of Civil Status in the Government of Andrés Pastrana.

Andrés Pastrana Arango

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He was the son of Juliana Márquez Tono (political scientist) (1950–) and Iván Duque Escobar (1937–2016), a powerful local political leader who was Governor of Antioquia, auditor in the United Nations, Minister of Mines and Energy, and who was the head of the National Registry of Civil Status in the Government of Andrés Pastrana. He began his professional career in 1999 as a consultant in the Andean Development Corporation (CAF) and later served as an advisor at the Colombian Ministry of Finance and Public Credit during the government of Andrés Pastrana (1998–2002).

Sergio Arboleda University

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Duque attended Colegio Rochester and graduated from Sergio Arboleda University in Bogotá in 2000 with a degree in law.

Master of Laws

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He holds a LLM in International Economic Law from American University and a Masters in Public Policy Management from Georgetown University, Washington D.C..

Washington, D.C.

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He holds a LLM in International Economic Law from American University and a Masters in Public Policy Management from Georgetown University, Washington D.C..

Harvard University

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Duque also attended Executive Education courses at Harvard University, where he studied business and government.

CAF – Development Bank of Latin America

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He began his professional career in 1999 as a consultant in the Andean Development Corporation (CAF) and later served as an advisor at the Colombian Ministry of Finance and Public Credit during the government of Andrés Pastrana (1998–2002).

Ministry of Finance and Public Credit

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Subsequently, he was appointed by Juan Manuel Santos, future president and then Minister of Finance, as one of Colombia's representatives at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), a post he held between 2001 and 2013.

Inter-American Development Bank

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Subsequently, he was appointed by Juan Manuel Santos, future president and then Minister of Finance, as one of Colombia's representatives at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), a post he held between 2001 and 2013.

Gaza flotilla raid

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Between 2010 and 2011, he was a consultant at the United Nations (UN) in the Research Panel appointed by the Secretary-General for the Incident of the Gaza Flotilla that occurred on May 31, 2010, between Israel and Turkey, known as Mavi Marmara.

Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia

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Duque returned to Colombia to become a candidate for the Senate in the legislative elections of 2014, for the Partido Centro Democrático (Democratic Center Party) which split away from the ruling governing party after Juan Manuel Santos opened peace negotiations with the FARC.