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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
Database - Record for : Dayton Agreement on Implementing the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dayton
Record 2

Country :


Agreement Title/Name:
Dayton Agreement on Implementing the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dayton
Year :
Date Signed :

10 November 1995

Summary :

agmt providing for transfer of powers from Govt of the Rep of B and H to the Govt of the Federation of B and H, thereby strengthening the latter, providing for implementing legislation in the parliaments of the federation and the Republic to that end. Annex to agmt providing for interim statue on city of Moster which is to preserve the city's unity

Parties :
Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Federation of B and H, Croatia
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
II.A.1. Federation to assume exclusive governmental authority of the Federation, cantonal and municipal levels in the entire Federation territory; 2. complete functional separation of competencies between the govts of the Federation and the Republic; 4. transfer of all functions of existing civilian authorities and organs in the areas of the Federation controlled by the HVO to Federation institutions to take place; 5. Responsibilities of the Federation institutions to include: defense, internal affairs, justice, finance, energy and industry, traffic and communications, commerce, agriculture, educaton, science and culture, refugess, displaced persons and social policy, health, city planning, resources and environment. 6. responsibility of the Republic to include: foreign policy, foreign trade, customs policy, common monetary policy, finance (republic budget), immigration regulation and republic citizenship, intl criminal law enforcement, common telecommunications, air traffic control, civilian coordination of the activities of the armed forces in the whole territory of B and H; D.1. the boudaries of the Federation shall ultimately be defined in the peace settlement for B and H. Annex consists of Interim Statute for the City of Mostar to preserve the unity of the city
Governance/Democratic Inst :
purpose of agmt to strengthen democratic and governance institutions of the Federation; II.D.2. interim municipal govts to be established in 'new territories' of the Federation;
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 :
II.i.3. freedom of movement to be implemented in Moster and the entire Federation
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
II.G. Federation law on policing to be adopted by Dec 20. I.4. providing for second phase of the United Police Force Mostar to be implmeneted
Refugees/Land :
II.D.3. all pre-war inhabitants of the new territories of the Federation shall be allowed free, unimpeded and immediate return to their homes of origin; E. Refugees and Displaced Persons: comprehensive plan for refugee return within the Federation to be established, UNHCR to be closely involved in its implementation. II.i.3. freedom of movement to be implemented in Moster and the entire Federation. 6. To this end, Decrees on Tenants' Rights of the EU Adminstrator shall be strictly repsected and their implementation encouraged
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
III. Reporting Obligations: provides for fortnightly reports on the implementation of this agreement by the parties to the witnesses
International Community :
Witnesses: Germany, US, Spanish EU Presidency, EU. B.6. invite interested govts and intl orgs to privide experts to assist the govts of the Federation and the Rep and their organs with financial and administrative questions. B.7. Central Bank to conclude agmt with IMF. I.6. provides for EU Administrator issuing Decrees on Tenants' Rights
UN Involvement :
II.E. UNHCR to assist in implementing plan for refugee return
Source :
Office of High Representative (1998)

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