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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
Database - Record for : Protocol on Refugee Issues
Record 522

Country :


Agreement Title/Name:
Protocol on Refugee Issues
Year :
Date Signed :

13 January 1997

Summary :

Commits to mutual efforts to ensure ?the voluntary return, in safety and dignity, of all refugees and displaced persons to their homes.? Calls on OSCE and UNHCR to become involved. Government commits to reintegration. Reinvigorates a Joint Commission on refugees.

Parties :
Rep of Tajikstan, UN, United Tajik Opposition
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Not Applicable
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
2. Govt of Tajikstan commits to not imstitute criminal proceedings against returning refugees who participated in the political confrontation and the civil war
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 :
entire agmt deals with refugee repatriation. 2. Govt assumes obligations to reintegrate returning refugees and provide humanitarian aid, helping them to rebuild livelhoods. 4. Joint commission to visit refugee camps in Afghanistan
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
3. parties have agreed to resume the work of the Joint Commission on problems relating to refugees and draw up the statute of the commission within one month of signing, with UNHCR assistance
International Community :
5. parties request CIS states to consider issueing temporary identity docs to refugees from Tajikstan and to assist UNHCR in carrying out its work. 6. parties thank UNHCR, OSCE, donor countryes and the Aga Khan Foundation for assistance and appeal to IMF, World Bank, the European Development Bank and the Islamic Bank for financial and material support
UN Involvement :
Source :

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