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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : Declaration on Measures or a Political Settlement of the Georgia-Abkhaz Conflict
Record 367

Country :

Georgia/Abkhazia

Agreement Title/Name:
Declaration on Measures or a Political Settlement of the Georgia-Abkhaz Conflict
Year :
1994
Date Signed :

4 April 1994

Summary :

Commitment to a formal ceasefire and reaffirmation of commitment to non-use of force. Also reaffirmed request for development of peacekeeping operation and appealed for expansion of UNOMIG mandate. Parties agreed Abkhazia would have its own Constitution, legislation and State symbols, and reached mutual understanding on powers for joint action in various fields, including foreign policy, customs, ecology, and human rights and the rights of national minorities. Agreed to continue efforts to achieve a settlement and to intensify efforts to investigate war crimes.


Parties :
Georgia, Abkhazia
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Article 6 provides, Abkhazia shall have its own Constitution and legislation and appropriate State symbols, such as anthem, emblem and flag. Art. 7 reached mutual understanding on powers for joint action in various fields, including foreign policy, customs, ecology, and human rights and the rights of national minorities
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Not Applicable
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
Article 9 provides, The parties decided to take additional measures in connection with the search for missing persons and the reburial of the dead. Article 10 provides that parties agree to intensify efforts to investigate war crimes, crimes against humanity and serious criminal offences
Prisoner Release :
Not Applicable
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
Not Applicable
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
7.(f) parties agreed powers for joint action in the field of human and civic rights and freedoms and rights of national minorities (no detail given)
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
Not Applicable
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
5. parties reaffirm request for early development of peacekeeping force from UN and Russian Federation (as stated in 1/12/1993 MOU) and again appeal to UNSC to expand mandate of UNOMIG; 8. parties will set up an appropriate committee to work on standing basis, taking into a/c decisions of the UNSC, CSCE reps, Russian Federation, and intl experts, to devise phased action programme and proposals on the re-establishment of state and legal relations will be elaborated
International Community :
UN, Russian Federation, CSCE (signatories, 'in the presence of'); 5. parties reaffirm request for early development of peacekeeping force from UN and Russian Federation (as stated in 1/12/1993 MOU)
UN Involvement :
5. parties reaffirm request for early development of peacekeeping force from UN and Russian Federation (as stated in 1/12/1993 MOU) and again appeal to UNSC to expand mandate of UNOMIG
Source :
USIP


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