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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : Akosombo Agreement
Record 310

Country :

Liberia

Agreement Title/Name:
Akosombo Agreement
Year :
1994
Date Signed :

12 September 1994

Summary :

Supplements and amends Cotonou Accord, reaffirming parties acceptance of Cotonou, commitment to speed up implementation of its terms. Parties recommit to ceasefire. LNTG to enter into Status of Forces Agreement with ECOWAS within 30 days of signing


Parties :
National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL), United Liberation Movement of Liberia for Democracy (ULIMA), Armed Forces of Liberia
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Part II, Section B, Art.14- places exec power with a five-member Council of State consisting of one rep each from AFL, NPFL, ULIMO, and the remaining two representing unarmed Liberians. General and presidential elections on Oct 10, 1996
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 :
Not Applicable
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
Not Applicable
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
Part 1, S.B, Art.3: LNTG, ECOMOG and UNOMIL to supervise and monitor implementation; and Section C. Art.4 LNTG, ECOMOG and UNOMIL to monitor points of entry to Liberia; Section D, Art.5 Any new splinter groups shall be disbanded by ECOMOG in collaboration with LNTG, verified by UNOMIL; Section E, Art 6 ECOMOG to carry-out disarmament, subject to LNTG and UNOMIL verification; Section G, Art.8 any party acting in violation of the Agreement: the LNTG in collaboration with ECOMOG shall have the power to use the necessary force available to compel compliance; violations of the ceasefire to be reported to and investigated by UNOMIL who will submit their findings to the Ceasefire Violation Committee; Section H, Art.9 parties call on LNTG, UN, OAU, ECOWAS and other intl orgs and countries to design and finance a program of DDR; Section K, Art. 12- Schedule of Implementation
International Community :
ECOWAS signatory, and ECOMOG (see enforcement mechanism)
UN Involvement :
Signatory; UNOMIL (see enforcement mechanism)
Source :
USIP


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