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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : New York Agreement
Record 473

Country :

El Salvador

Agreement Title/Name:
New York Agreement
Year :
1991
Date Signed :

25 September 1991

Summary :

Establishes National Commission for the Consolidation of Peace


Parties :
Govt of El Salvador, FMLN
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Not Applicable
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
Article II 'Purification', provides for a process of purification of the armed forces, by an ad hoc Commisssion.
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 :
Part V. agenda for negotiations on the National Civil Police (PNC)
Refugees/Land :
Article VII (Economic Questions) provides that land of a certain size shall be 'used to meet the needs of peasants and small farmers who are without land. Current land-holding in conflcit zones is to remain untl a 'satifactory land-holding situation is arrived at.'
Civil Society :
Part VII. Article 4.c. provides for forum of economic and social coordination to resolve economic and social problems consisting of govt, labour and business sectors, possibly also observers from other social and political sectors
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
Article 1 establishes the Comision Nacional para la Consolidacion de la Paz (National Commission for the Consolidation of Peace) (COPAZ) responsible for the for overseeing the implementation of all the political agreements reached by the Parties, consist of parties reps, one rep of the Legislative Assembly, and Archbishop of San Salvador and UNOMSAL (UN Observer Mission in El Salvador) rep as observers (article 2), non-executive powers only (article 4); Part VII. Article 4.c. provides for forum of economic and social coordination to resolve economic and social problems consisting of govt, labour and business sectors, possibly also observers from other social and political sectors
International Community :
Article 7.c. COPAZ shall be endorsed by govts in a position to effectively support the agreements
UN Involvement :
Preamble notes active participation of the UN Secretary General; Article 2 allows for UNOMSAL rep as observer on COPAZ; Article 7.a. the establishment of COPAZ shall be explicitly endorsed be a resolution to be adopted by UNSC; Alvaro de Soto signed as Rep of SG
Source :
USIP


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