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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
Database - Record for : Agreement on Cessation of Hostilities between the Government of the Republic of Uganda and the Lord's Resistance Army/Movement (LRA/M)
Record 268

Country :


Agreement Title/Name:
Agreement on Cessation of Hostilities between the Government of the Republic of Uganda and the Lord's Resistance Army/Movement (LRA/M)
Year :
Date Signed :

26 August 2006

Summary :

Cessation of hostilities agreement seeks to assemble LRA forces in safety and security. Calls on the parties to end propaganda between them and to create a mechanism to monitor implementation of the agreement.

Parties :
Government of the Republic of Uganda, Lord's Resistance Army/Movement
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Determined to bring back peace to Northern Uganda and the conflict acfected areas in Eastern Uganda thereby consolidating pecae throughout the country (preamble).
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Not Applicable
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
'Parties agree that the forces of the LRA shall surface werever they may be present (art 3). Armed forces of Uganda 'to provide safe passage' to LRA. SudanPeople's Liberation Army shall 'monitor and protect the LRA at Assembly Areas'.
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 :
7. Parties shall try to communication, including normali military communciation, media houstse (local and international), messages through places of worship and local councils, non-governmenta, community and faith based organisations (article 7). 10. Provision of Basic Services (b) in the course of assembling the forces of the LRA (i.e. DDR), the GOSS may, in collaboration with the LRA and specialized humanitarian agencies, assist the LRA in its declared intention to relocate and make separate provisions for any non-essential members of the LRA in the care of specialized humanitarian agencies.
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
A Cessation of Hostilities Monitoring Team (CHMT) sthat shall report to mediator shall be composed of two reps, two SPLA officers, and two senior military officers appointed by African Union. Any disput to be resolved by the Mediation Team (article 13).
International Community :
African Union and SPLA to appoint to Ceasefire Monitoring Team. Government of Southern Sudan shall provide food and service support to the LRA at the Assembly Areas.
UN Involvement :
Source :
UN Peacemaker

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