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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : Agreement on a ceasefire between the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
Record 254

Country :

Sri Lanka

Agreement Title/Name:
Agreement on a ceasefire between the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
Year :
2002
Date Signed :

23 Feburary 2002

Summary :

Ceasefire agreement, setting out implementation modalitites and detailed timetable, incl. measures to restore normalcy, and enforcement body.


Parties :
Govt of Sri Lanka (GOSL), Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) (no formal signing indicated)
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Not Applicable
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
2.13 The Parties agree to provide family members of detainees access to the detainees within D-day + 30.
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 :
Art. 3 The GOSL and LTTE appointees to the local monitoring committee may be selected from among retired judges, public servants, religious leaders or similar leading citizens.
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Annex A.The Parties agree to ensure the flow of non- military goods to and from LTTE dominated areas of the Northern and Eastern Province, as well as unimpeded flow of such goods to the civilian population in these areas.
Enforcement Mechanism :
Art.1.6 The Parties shall provide information to the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) regarding defence localities in all areas of contention, cf. Article 3. The monitoring mission shall assist the Parties in drawing up demarcation lines at the latest by D-day + 30. Art. 2.4. A schedule indicating the return of all other public buildings to their intended use shall be drawn up by the Parties and published at the latest by D-day + 30. Art. 3 establishes the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM), to enquire into any violation of the terms and conditions of the agmt (see further 'international involvement'), and local monitoring committees.
International Community :
Art.1.1. provides that the agrement shall enter into force on such date as is notified by the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs. Art.3 The Sri Lanka Monitoring Commission: the Royal Norwegian Govt to appoint the Head of Mission, and the mission will be composed of representatives from Nordic countries; one intl monitor shall be appointed to each local monitoring committee.
UN Involvement :
Source :
USIP


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