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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : Bonn-Petersburg Agreement on Restructuring the Police, Federation of Bosnia Herzegovina
Record 317

Country :

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Agreement Title/Name:
Bonn-Petersburg Agreement on Restructuring the Police, Federation of Bosnia Herzegovina
Year :
1996
Date Signed :

25 April 1996

Summary :

Agreement on principles for new police force for Federation of B and H, canton by canton, incl. downsizing police force, commitment to human rights standards, lustration, a new uniform, and involvement of UN Intl Police Task Force


Parties :
Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, UN Intl Police Task Force
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Not Applicable
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
Concrete Steps. 8. UNIPTF Commissioner to screen and certify persons for participation in restructured police service, with further provision for permanent Commission to issue permanent credentials to police officers and be responsible for furture accessions to the police force.
Prisoner Release :
Not Applicable
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
Not Applicable
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
Preamble commits that reforms to be within intl HR standards
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
Entire agmt dedicated to reform of police service for Federation of B and H: Concrete Steps, 1. timetable for canton restructuring of police, 2. new uniform, 3. demobilization of several existing officers, 5. composition of police to reflect that of the population, 6. training standards and curricula to eb developed with UN IPTF, 8. lustration
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
Basic Commitments 2. Commission created to provide input to UN IPTF and to ensure parties' compliance with obligations.
International Community :
UN Involvement :
Witnesses: OHR, UNSRSG; UN Intl Police Task Force main implementing body
Source :
UN Peacemaker


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