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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
Database - Record for : Protocol II- Criteria and Arrangements for the Formation and Recognition of Parties
Record 500

Country :


Agreement Title/Name:
Protocol II- Criteria and Arrangements for the Formation and Recognition of Parties
Year :
Date Signed :

13 November 1991

Summary :

Agreed that Renamo would commence its activities as a political party immediately after the signing of the General Peace Agreement and agreed to establish a timetable for the implementation of the Protocol.

Parties :
Govt of Mozambique, RENAMO
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Protocol II states that 'the parties agreed on the necessity of guaranteeing the workings of a multi-party democracy in which the parties would freely cooperate in shaping and expressing the will of the people and in promoting democratic participation by the citizens in the Government of the country.
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 :
Protocol II (3) lists the rights of political parties; framework for political parties placed in context of respect for and guarantee of basic HR;
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
Not Applicable
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
Protocol II. Preamble- commitment to promoting democratic participation by citizens. 1.e. For the operation and full development of a multiparty democratcy based on respect for and guarantees of basic rights and freedoms and based on pluralism of democratic political expression and organization under which political power belings exclusively to the people and is exercised in accordanec with principles of represntative and pluralistic democracy, the parties must have fundamentally democratic principles by which they ust abide in practice and in their political activities.
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
Protocol II (6) parties agree to draw up implementation timetable;
International Community :
Mediators: Mario raffaeli (Italian Govt), Jaime Goncalves (Archbishop of Beira), Andrea Riccardi and Matteo Zuppi (Sant'Egidio)
UN Involvement :
Source :

Database hosted on INCORE webservice.

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