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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : Agreement on Ceasefire in Sierra Leone
Record 266

Country :

Sierra Leone

Agreement Title/Name:
Agreement on Ceasefire in Sierra Leone
Year :
1999
Date Signed :

18 May 1999

Summary :

Included a commitment to start negotiations in good faith, a decision to guarantee access for humanitarian aid, and a request to the UN to deploy military observers to the area. Also provided for the immediate release of all prisoners of war and non-combatants.


Parties :
Govt of SL, RUF/SL
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Not Applicable
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
5. agree immediate release of all POWs and nn-combatants
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 :
4. guaranteeing safe and unhindered access to humanitarian orgs,
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
6. request UN subject to SC authorisation, to deploy military observers as soon as possible to observe compliance by the govt forces (ECOMOG and Civil Defence Forces) and the RUF, incl. former AFRC forces
International Community :
Witnesses: Govt of Togo, UNSRSG, OAU, US Special Envoy, ECOWAS
UN Involvement :
UNSRSG witness to agmt. 6. request UN subject to SC authorisation, to deploy military observers as soon as possible to observe compliance by the govt forces (ECOMOG and Civil Defence Forces) and the RUF, incl. former AFRC forces
Source :
www.sierra-leone.org


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