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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : N?SELE Ceasefire Agreement 29 March 1991 between the Government of the Republic of Rwanda (GRR) and the RPF as amended at Gbadolite on 16 September 1991 and at Arusha 12 July 1992
Record 475

Country :

Rwanda

Agreement Title/Name:
N?SELE Ceasefire Agreement 29 March 1991 between the Government of the Republic of Rwanda (GRR) and the RPF as amended at Gbadolite on 16 September 1991 and at Arusha 12 July 1992
Year :
1992
Date Signed :

12 July 1992

Summary :

Recognised ceasefire as the first stage of a peace process to culminate in a Peace Agreement and agreed that verification was to be conducted by a neutral military observer group under Organisation for African Unity (OAU) supervision. Provided for the establishment of Joint Political Military Commission composed of five representatives of the Rwandese Government and five representatives of the RPF to follow-up the implementation of the Agreements. Also provided for the formation of a national army with Government and RPF forces, and for the establishment of power-sharing within the framework of a broad-based transitional government, and set a timetable for further negotiations.


Parties :
Government of Rwanda and Rwandese Patriotic Front
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Partes are to accept establishment of rule of law based on national unity, democracy, plurlaims, and respect for human rights; formation of national army from joint forces; establishment of power-sharing.
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 :
Ceasefire shall enter into force at same time as deployment of Neutral Military Observer Group, who is to monitor verification. Composition of group laid out in Art III. A joitn Military Commission is to ensure implementation of ceasefire and of peace agreement.
International Community :
Notes regional meetings. Notes the input of regional actors in mandating Zaire to take steps towards dialogue. Neutral Military Observer Group made up of officers from Nigeria, Senegal, Zimbabwe, another African country to be chosen by OAU, and Rwandan Government, and RPF. NMOG is to report violations and set up mechanisms for verification. OAU, and following countries to be invited to participate (with RG and RFN) on Joint Commission: Burundi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaire, Belgium, France and USA.
UN Involvement :
Source :
on file with author


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