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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : Ceasefire
Record 10

Country :

Georgia/Abkhazia

Agreement Title/Name:
Ceasefire
Year :
1992
Date Signed :

03/09/1992

Summary :

Parties agreed to a ceasefire and affirmed territorial integrity of Georgia. Provided for establishment of a monitoring and inspection commission; an agreed level of armed forces, exchange of detainees, hostages and prisoners and prohibition and prevention of all terrorist acts or taking of hostages. Also made provision for removal of obstacles to free movement; creation of conditions for return of refugees and steps to search for those who have disappeared, as well as steps to rehabilitate the area and to ensure availability of humanitarian assistance. Reaffirmed need to respect human rights and rights of national minorities, to prevent discrimination, and to hold free and democratic elections. Parties also agreed to assist legitimate authorities in Abkhazia to resume their normal functions and appealed for fact-finding missions and observers.


Parties :
Signatories: Russian Federation, Republic of Georgia
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
art. 1. guarantees territorial integrity of Georgia
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Not Applicable
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
art. 2 until sept 10, 1992, exchange of detainees, hostages, prisoners and others shal take place in accordance with the principle 'all for all'
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
Not Applicable
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
art.8 parties reaffirm the need to repsec tintl standards in the area of human rights and national minorities, to precent discrimination based on nationality, language or religion and to hold democratic elections.
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
Not Applicable
Refugees/Land :
art. 5. conditions shall be created for the return of refugees to their permanent homes. Refugees shall be provided with the necessary relief and assistance.
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
Art. 1 Monitoring and Inspection Commission to be established, composed of reps of Georgia incl. Abkhazia, and Russia. Commision to ensure compliance with the ceasefire and with other provisions of this agmt, members to assign to the Commission units to carry out disarmament, disbanding and withdrawal from Abkhazia. Art. 12. parties appeal to the UN and to the CSCE to support the principels of settlement set out above and to promote respect for them, particularly by sending fact-finding missions and observers.
International Community :
Preamble notes participation of leaders of Abkhazia and the North Caucasian republics, territories and regions of the Russian Federation; art. 6. provision to be made for accepting humanitarian assistance from intl sources and the ICRC. Art. 12. parties appeal to the UN and to the CSCE to support the principels of settlement set out above and to promote respect for them, particularly by sending fact-finding missions and observers.
UN Involvement :
Art. 12. parties appeal to the UN and to the CSCE to support the principels of settlement set out above and to promote respect for them, particularly by sending fact-finding missions and observers.
Source :
on file with author


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