IREST: project Tourism in times of peace

"Nouvelle Colombie" is the association that works on a project "Tourism in times of peace" together with the 'Institut de Recherche et d'Etudes Supérieures du Tourisme' (IREST) of the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. It intervenes in the context of national reconciliation of Colombia after the signing of the Peace Treaty in 2016.

Its objective is to enable the professional reintegration of young Colombians aged 15-30 years, ex-combatants and victims of armed conflict by tourism. They wish to set up a specialized Tourist Training Center to form a team of experienced tourist guides. Who is more competent than the ex-guerillas and the natives to discover their rich territories and still unknown to the rest of the world?