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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : Protocol of Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Rwanda and the Rwandese Patriotic Front on the Integration of the Armed Forces of the Two Parties
Record 513

Country :

Rwanda

Agreement Title/Name:
Protocol of Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Rwanda and the Rwandese Patriotic Front on the Integration of the Armed Forces of the Two Parties
Year :
1993
Date Signed :

3 August 1993

Summary :

Protocol calls for the formation of a new national army through the integration of the two opposing forces. The protocol defines the mission's size and the structure of the force, and sets the procedures for the integration of the two forces into various security organs. It also calls for a Neutral International Force to support the transitional procecss.


Parties :
Government of the Republic of Rwanda, Rwandese Patriotic Front
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Mission of the National Army is interalia to defend the national territorial integrity and the sovereignty of the country.
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Army to participation within constitution. Transitional Arrangmeent within Kigali provided for (articld 72). Broad based transitoinal Government shall take all necessary measures to ensure the integration of the armed forces from the two parties (Paragraph 7).
Women :
National Gendarmarie to be open to any R nationals irrespective of ethnic group, region, sex and religion (Art 84.6).
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 :
National Gendarmerie is an armed force to ensure the impleemtnation of laws with a veiw to maintaining public order and security (Chapter II provides for its role etc).
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
NA shall have a right to be informed about the socio-political life of the country, and benefit from civic and political education (Section 1, B.5).
Enforcement Mechanism :
A Neutral Internaitonal Force under the command of the UN is provided for (article 53-54). A Neutral Ministary Ovserver Group (NMOG) may be integrated into the Force or perform duties with relation to it) (art 53).
International Community :
'In the presence of' the Representaative of the Facilitator (Republic of Tanzania) by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. 'In the presence of' the Representative of the Secretary General of the OAU
UN Involvement :
UN to provide Neutral International Force (article 53- 54). NMOG to have role if NIF delayed.
Source :
on file with author


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