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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : UNSC Res 687
Record 544

Country :

Iraq/Kuwait

Agreement Title/Name:
UNSC Res 687
Year :
1991
Date Signed :

3 April 1991

Summary :

Reaffirming sovereignty of Kuwait. Provision for UNSG to resolve border dispute between Iraq and Kuwait and UN Observer Unit for ten mile demilitarized zone surrounding border. Iraq to have its weapons destroyed by intl commission.


Parties :
UNSC
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Preamble welcomes return to Kuwait of its soverienty, territorial integrity and legitimate govt; affirming commitment of all member states to same. 2. demands that Iraq and Kuwait accept inviolability of border agreed in 1963 and registered with UN. 3. calling on the SG to lend assistance to Iraq and Kuwait to demarcate the boundary between both states;
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 :
30. Iraq to extend all necessary cooperation to ICRC to facilitate repatriation of all Kuwaiti and third-state nationals and ICRC access to all such persons wherever located or detained.
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
3. calling on the SG to lend assistance to Iraq and Kuwait to demarcate the boundary between both states; 4. decides to guarantee the inviolability of the said border. 5. SG to submit plan within three days, in consultation with Iraq and Kuwait, of observer unit to monitor the hereby established ten mile demilitarized zone around the border. 9. Iraq to submit details incl. location of such weapons to UNSC within days and intl commission, incl. WHO and IAEA, to oversee destruction. 13. IAEA to carry out immediate onsite inspections. 31. ICRC to keep SG appraised of Iraqi cooperation in facilitating repatriation. 34. UNSC to remain seized of the matter and to take such further steps as may be required for the implementation of the present resolution and to secure peace and security in the region.
International Community :
UN Involvement :
UNSC resolution; 3. calling on the SG to lend assistance to Iraq and Kuwait to demarcate the boundary between both states
Source :
UN Peacemaker


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