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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : Economic Community of West African States six-month peace plan for Sierra Leone (23 October 1997-22 April 1998)
Record 380

Country :

Sierra Leone

Agreement Title/Name:
Economic Community of West African States six-month peace plan for Sierra Leone (23 October 1997-22 April 1998)
Year :
1997
Date Signed :

23 November 1997

Summary :

Provided a seven-point peace plan aimed at the early return of constitutional governance to Sierra Leone. It provided for: cessation of hostilities with immediate effect; disarmament, demobilization and reintegration of combatants; humanitarian assistance; return of refugees and displaced persons; restoration of the constitutional government and broadening of the power base; immunities and guarantees.


Parties :
ECOWAS (represented by Nigeria and Guinea), Armed Forces Revolutionary Council, Sierra Leone
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
5. Restoration of constitutional Govt and broadening of the power base: govt of Tejan Kabbah should be enbled to exercise effective control, with efforts to ensure an all-inclusive govt, incl. a cabinet of inclusion, and a power-sharing sharmula
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
8. Immunities and guarantees: 'It is considered essential that unconditional immunities and guarantees from prosecution be extended to all involved in the events of 25 May 1997 with effect from 22 April 1998.
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 :
4. provides for UNHCR assistance to secure voluntary return of refugees
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
1. ECOMOG and UN observer mission to verify compliance with ceasefire; 2. ECOMOG to supervise DDR; 3. ECOMOG to effect a mechanism to faciliate the flows of humanitarian assistance;
International Community :
5. intl community assistance requested for restoration of constitutional power-sharing govt; 6. strong appeal to UN, OAU, ECOWAS and intl community to render appropriate assistance to achieve this objective; 7. UN, OAU, and ECOWAS expected to launch donor appeals for emeregency humanitarian assistance for reconstruction and rehabilitation as soon as hostilities cease
UN Involvement :
4. provides for UNHCR assistance to secure voluntary return of refugees; 6. strong appeal to UN, amongst others, to render appropriate assistance to achieve this objective; 7. UN, amongst others, expected to launch donor appeals for emeregency humanitarian assistance for reconstruction and rehabilitation as soon as hostilities cease
Source :
USIP


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