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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : Athens Meeting of the Georgian and Abkhaz sides on confidence-building measures
Record 313

Country :

Georgia/Abkhazia

Agreement Title/Name:
Athens Meeting of the Georgian and Abkhaz sides on confidence-building measures
Year :
1998
Date Signed :

18 October 1998

Summary :

Reaffirmed commitment on right of refugees/displaced persons to voluntary return. Agreed to speed up conclusion of work on relevant documents; to provide for full implementation of 24 September Protocol, and to create joint mechanism to investigate violations of May 1994 Ceasefire Agreement. Also agreed to ensure link between leaders of military structures; to promote conclusion of working contracts in areas of energy, trade, agriculture etc., and to investigate cases involving missing persons.


Parties :
Georgia, Abkhazia
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Not Applicable
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
Not Applicable
Victims :
8. to conduct active investigation of cases involving persons missing during the hostilities and the handing over of the remains of the dead. To request from donor countries expert and material support in carrying out psychological social rehabilitation of post-trauma syndrome.
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 :
1. Reaffirms commitment to voluntary repatriation of refugees and IDPs
Civil Society :
Georgian and Abkhaz delegations consisted of reps of govt bodies, mps, businessmen, cultural figures, reps from academic circles, members of NGOs, and journalists
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
7. to promote concluding agmts in the areas of energy, trade, agriculture, and construction.
Enforcement Mechanism :
3. to create joint mechanism with the participation of reps of UNOMIG and CIS-PFK, to investigate acts of violation of the Ceasefire Agmt and for the immediate consideration of complaints of violations by either side
International Community :
Russian Federation (facilitator), Group of Friends participated, and UNSRSG. 8. To request from donor countries expert and material support in carrying out psychological social rehabilitation of post-trauma syndrome. 3. to create joint mechanism with the participation of reps of UNOMIG and CIS-PFK, to investigate acts of violation of the Ceasefire Agmt and for the immediate consideration of complaints of violations by either side. Greece hosted the Talks.
UN Involvement :
UNSRSG signatory
Source :
on file with author


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