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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : Agreement between the Government of Guinea Bissau and the Self-proclaimed military junta ('Abuja Accord')
Record 191

Country :

Guinea-Bissau

Agreement Title/Name:
Agreement between the Government of Guinea Bissau and the Self-proclaimed military junta ('Abuja Accord')
Year :
1998
Date Signed :

1 November 1998

Summary :

Brief agreement reaffirming ceasefire; providing for withdrawal of foreign troops to be replaced by ECOMOG to monitor the Guinea-Bissau/Senegal border and guarantee free access to humanitarian organisations and agencies; putting in place a Government of National Unity, to include members of the Self-Proclaimed Junta; agreeing to General and Presidential Elections not later than end of March 1999.


Parties :
Govt of Rep. Of Guinnea-Bisseau, Self-Proclaimed Military junta
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
4. Parties agree to put in place Govt of national unity immediately; 5. general and presidential elections to be held by march 1999
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
Not Applicable
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
Not Applicable
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
Not Applicable
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
Not Applicable
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
3. ECOMOG interposition force to guarantee free access to humanitarian orgs and agencies to reach afflicted civilian pop.
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
2. ECOMOG interposition force to take over from withdrawn foreign troops, and 3. to guarantee security along border with Senegal; 5. elections to be observed by ECOWAS, Community of Portuguese-speaking countries, and the intl community
International Community :
Nigeria (on behalf of ECOWAS), Gambia, Togolese Rep. (On behalf of ECOWAS), ECOWAS, UNSG, OAU (all witnesses); 2. ECOMOG interposition force to take over from withdrawn foreign troops, and 3. to guarantee security along border with Senegal; 5. elections to be observed by ECOWAS, Community of Portuguese-speaking countries, and the intl community
UN Involvement :
Rep. Of UNSG signatory and witness to agreement
Source :
USIP


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