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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : Mexico Agreements
Record 462

Country :

El Salvador

Agreement Title/Name:
Mexico Agreements
Year :
1991
Date Signed :

27 April 1991

Summary :

Agreement listing agreed constitutional reforms and issues referred to secondary legislation; series of annexes elaborating on the constitutional and legislative changes to be made


Parties :
Govt of El Salvador, FMLN
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
III.1.a. agreements on constitutional reforms dealing with electoral system, incl. establishling Supreme Electoral Tribunal, and 2.b. within 60 days of its establishment, a Special Commission presided over by the Tribunal and composed of reps of all legally registered parties and possibly independent experts shall be established to prepare a comprehensive proposal for reform of the electoral system.
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
IV establishing Commission on the Truth (and separate Agreement appended setting out powers and functions of the Commission)
Prisoner Release :
Not Applicable
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
II.1. constitutional reform agreed for judicial system, e.g. reorganization of the Supreme Court of Justice and new procedures for selection, and AG and chief state counsel to be elected by legislature; II.2.a. restructuring of National Council of the Judiciary to be referred to secondary legislation, Council to oversee Judicial Training School, and career judicial service
National Human Rights Inst :
II.1.c. creation of post of National Counsel for the Defence of HR
Human Rights Framework :
Not Applicable
Judicial Reform :
II.1. constitutional reform agreed for judicial system, e.g. reorganization of the Supreme Court of Justice and new procedures for selection, and AG and chief state counsel to be elected by legislature; II.2.a. restructuring of National Council of the Judiciary to be referred to secondary legislation, Council to oversee Judicial Training School, and career judicial service
Policing :
I.1.b. agreement reached on constitutional reform aimed at creation of National Civil Police; I.2.d. aspects relating to personnel of the armed forces and police referred to secondary legislation, and (e.) incorporating HR education into training
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
II.2.a. restructuring of National Council of the Judiciary to include sectors of society not directly connected with the administration of justice
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
II.2.b. within 60 days of establishment of Supreme Electoral Tribunal, a Special Commission presided over by the Tribunal and composed of reps of all legally registered parties and possibly independent experts shall be established to prepare a comprehensive proposal for reform of the electoral system.
International Community :
UN Involvement :
IV. Provides for SG to appoint the three Truth Commission members in consultation with the parties; signed by Alvaro de Soto as rep. Of SG
Source :
USIP


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