(OSRSG-CAAC) – Participants at an event held in Bogota this week called for continued and strengthened collaboration on the prevention of child recruitment and to ensure that all those separated from the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia—Ejército del Pueblo (FARC-EP) receive the best possible services to rebuild their lives. The workshop ““Lecciones aprendidas y buenas prácticas en Prevención del reclutamiento y Atención de la niñez vinculada al conflicto armado” (Lessons Learned and Best Practices on the prevention of recruitment and protection of children in armed conflict), held on May 3, gathered members of the Colombian Government, the United Nations, civil society, youth representatives as well as international experts on the release and reintegration of children associated with armed groups.