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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
Database - Record for : Governors Island Accord
Record 27

Country :


Agreement Title/Name:
Governors Island Accord
Year :
Date Signed :

July 1993

Summary :

In July, President Aristide and General Raoul Cédras sign the Governors Island Accord, which inter alia called for the early retirement of Gen. Cédras, the formation and training of a new civilian police force, and the return of the President on October 30, 1993; suspending selective trade embargoes imposed by UN and OAS.

Parties :
Military Commander Raoul Cedras, exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
agmt to establish procedure for enabling the haitian parl to restore its normal functioning, and confirm the PM ASAP.
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
6. provides for an amnesty to be granted by the Pres of the Rep within the frmework of art 147 of the national constitution and implementation of the other instruments which may be adopted by the parl on this question.
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
Not Applicable
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
5.b) intl assistance for judicial reform
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
10. incl. rhetorical commitment to 'respect for HR'
Judicial Reform :
5.b) intl assistance for judicial reform
Policing :
5.c) intl assistance in establishing new police force with the presence of UN personnel; 7. adoption of a law establishing a new police force.
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
5. provides for intl cooperation in technical and financial assistance for development
Enforcement Mechanism :
4. UN and OAS to lift selective trade embargo on Haiti after the PM is confirmed and assumes office
International Community :
UN Involvement :
UN mediator Dante Caputo
Source :

Database hosted on INCORE webservice.

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