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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
Database - Record for : Helsinki Additional Meeting of the CSCE Council: Summary of Conclusions
Record 404

Country :


Agreement Title/Name:
Helsinki Additional Meeting of the CSCE Council: Summary of Conclusions
Year :
Date Signed :

March 1992

Summary :

CSCE establishing role for intl community in initiating and supporting peace talks.

Parties :
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 :
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 :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
5. The Ministers mandated the Chairman-in-Office of the CSCE Council of Ministers, Mr. Jirķ Dienstbier, to visit the region shortly in order to contribute, in particular, to the establishment and maintenance of an effective ceasefire as well as to the establishment of a framework for an overall peaceful settlement.
International Community :
4. The Ministers welcomed the complementary efforts made by the European Community and its member States, by the member States of the Commonwealth of Independent States, by the members of the North Atlantic cooperation Council, and, in particular, the efforts made by the United Nations Secretary-General. They requested the Chairman-in-Office of the CSCE to keep in close contact with the United Nations in this respect and to arrange for regular exchanges of information. The Ministers agreed that the CSCE must play a major role in promoting a peace process relating to the conflict. They agreed that the situation in and around Nagorno-Karabakh requires further CSCE action. 6. The Ministers expressed their firm conviction that a conference on Nagorno-Karabakh under the auspices of the CSCE would provide an ongoing forum for negotiations towards a peaceful settlement of the crisis on the basis of the principles, commitments and provisions of the CSCE. 7. The Ministers furthermore agreed that this Conference, which will take place in Minsk, will have as participants Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Czech and Slovak Federal Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Russian Federation, Sweden, Turkey and United States of America.
UN Involvement :
CSCE Ministers thanked UNSG for his efforts.
Source :

Database hosted on INCORE webservice.

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