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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
Database - Record for : Joint Bougainville Negotiating Position
Record 424

Country :

Papua New Guinea/Bougainville

Agreement Title/Name:
Joint Bougainville Negotiating Position
Year :
Date Signed :

14 December 1999

Summary :

Outlined a common position on autonomy, mechanisms for implementation and guarantee, and options for a deferred referendum, to form the basis for any negotiations with the PNG.

Parties :
All Bougainville parties
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Proposal included: 1. highest level of self-govt immediately, 2. with full range of powers and functions of govt other than agreed essential functions to the reserved primarily to PNG; C. Referendum, referendum on independence to be held among Bougainvilleans, on date to be determined by autonomous govt of Bougainville in consultation with PNG. The Bougainville Legislature may determine not to hold a referendum, that decision to be confirmed by referendum.
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 :
(viii) Human Rights: Bougainville to have its own regime wholly or in part. Bougainville to have its own enforcement provisions.
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
Not Applicable
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
International Community :
UN Involvement :
Source :

Database hosted on INCORE webservice.

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