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Database - Record for : Comprehensive Ceasefire Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Burundi and the Palipehutu - FNL
Record 342

Country :

Burundi

Agreement Title/Name:
Comprehensive Ceasefire Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Burundi and the Palipehutu - FNL
Year :
2006
Date Signed :

7 September 2006

Summary :

Short agreement establishing a ceasefire. Annexes dealing with what the ceasefire means (I), modalities for implementation (II) transformation and modernisation of defence of security forces (III), modalities for leaders and combatants of the FNL (IV)


Parties :
Government of Burundi and Palipehutu - FNL
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Not Applicable
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Government shall proclaim provisional immunity for members of the FNL for acts committed during the armed struggle until the signing of the agreement (Annex I, 2.1.5; Annex II, 3.1))
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
From the start of the effective implementation of the cesefire, members of FNL will enjoy immunity, and a proceudre for the release of political prisioners and prisioners of war shall start (Ann II 3.1).
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
Not Applicable
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
Not Applicable
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
On-going transformation and modernisation of defence and security forces, to be monitored and evaluated by UN and other international forums (Ann II 1.a).
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
UN and AU involved in joint verification (Art III), also in charge of oversight of modernisation and transformation of defence forces (AN III 1.a). AU special task force (Art III). UNICEF to support demobilisation of children (An III, 2.1). AU and Regional Initiative on Peace in Burundi will be nucleaus of repatriation programme working together with Govt of Burundi, FNL and ONUB (Ann III 4).
International Community :
UN and AU involved in Joint Verification and Monitoring Commission (Art III); AU establish a Special Task Force (III.$) UN and other internatioanl donors shalle be requested to provide support for establishment and maintenance of Assembly Areas (III.5); JVMU and UN address issue of command structures and perimeter (III.7); Regional Initiative on Burundi shall remain guarantors (Art IV). Text filed with the Offices of the SG of the UN, and Chairperson of the African Union Commission (Arti VI). Annex II: AU required to assist with the provision of security for combatants during their movements towards the Assembly areas (Annex II 1.4). International Donor Community requested to provide support for maintenance in temrs of medicual and logistical requirements (An II, 1.5). AU working with UN to monitor and evaluate Defence and Security forces. UNICEF to support demobilisation of children (An III art 2.1). ONUB to support project of working together (ANN IV 4).
UN Involvement :
In JMVC (Art III). Requested with other donors to provide support for establishment and maintenance of Assembly areas (Art III.5). In conjunction with JVMM, address issue of command structures and modalities for perimeter security. Text filed with. Agreement filed with UN Secretary General (Art. VI). AU with UN to montor and evaluate transformation and modernisation of defence forces (Ann III, 1.a)
Source :
UN Peacemaker


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