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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : Protocol on the Main Functions and Powers of the Commission on National Reconciliation
Record 526

Country :

Tajikistan

Agreement Title/Name:
Protocol on the Main Functions and Powers of the Commission on National Reconciliation
Year :
1996
Date Signed :

23 December 1996

Summary :

Establishes a Commission on National Reconciliation to (1) implement the agreements (2) create an atmosphere of trust and mutual forgiveness and (3) institute broad dialogue among the various political forces in the country. Specific tasks are assigned the commission, such as implementing measures for ?safe and appropriate? return of refugees, and designing proposals for amending legislation on political parties, movements and the mass media. The Commission is given the power to submit to referendum proposals for amendments and additions to the existing Constitution; to prepare a new law on elections; and to establish a transitional Central Commission on Elections and the Conduct of the Referendum.


Parties :
Rep of Tajikstan, United Tajik Opposition
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
During the transition, the Commission and the President will undertake reform of the govt to include reps of the opposition in the structures of executive authority, including ministries, depts, local authorities, judicial bodies and law enforcement agencies
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Adoption of a Reciprocal Pardon Act and drafting of an Amnesty Act to be adopted by parl. and the Commission on National Reconciliation
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
The Commission and the President to monitor the conduct of a full exchange of prisoners of war, and other prisoners
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
During the transition, the Commission and the President will undertake reform of the govt to include reps of the opposition in judicial bodies
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
Not Applicable
Judicial Reform :
During the transition, the Commission and the President will undertake reform of the govt to include reps of the opposition in judicial bodies
Policing :
During the transition, the Commission and the President will undertake reform of the govt to include reps of the opposition in the structures of law enforcement agencies
Refugees/Land :
the Commission is to implement measures for the safe and apporpriate return of the refugees, their ative involvement in the social, political and economic life od the country and the provision of assistance in reconstruction of the housing and inductrial and agricultural facilities destroyed by the war.
Civil Society :
The Commission is to develop proposals for amending the leg on the functioning of political parties and movement and the massmedia; The commission is to submit to a nationwide referendum of proposals for amendments and additions to the existing constitution
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
commission to devise monitoring mecahnism and monitoring compliance by the parties with the agmts on the establishment of peace and national ccod in the country jointly with the other organs established for the purpose. UN and OSCE to monitor new elections to parl, with participation of other oberver countries. The activites of the Commission to be conducted in close cooperation with UN mission and the OSCE mission
International Community :
UN and OSCE to monitor new elections to parl, with participation of other oberver countries; the activites of the Commission to be conducted in close cooperation with UN mission and the OSCE mission
UN Involvement :
UNSRSG signatory to agmt; UN monitor new elections to parl; the activites of the Commission to be conducted in close cooperation with UN mission
Source :
Accord


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