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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : The Burnham Declaration by Bougainville Leaders on the Re-Establishment of a Process for Lasting Peace and Justice on Bougainville
Record 566

Country :

Papua New Guinea/Bougainville

Agreement Title/Name:
The Burnham Declaration by Bougainville Leaders on the Re-Establishment of a Process for Lasting Peace and Justice on Bougainville
Year :
1997
Date Signed :

5-18 July 1997

Summary :

Agreement to set up a process for negotiations between Bougainville leaders and PNG National Govt, including an agreed process for the declaration of a ceasefire and ending the war


Parties :
Bougainville Interim Govt/ Bougainville Revolutionary Army (BIG/BRA), Bougainville Transitional Govt (BTG)
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
8. Political Process: 'We undertake to ensure that the people of Bougainville, as a people, freely and democratically exercise their right to determine their political future.'
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 :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
5. parties invite UN peacekeeping force for a period not longer than three years; 6. peacekeeping force to oversee demilitarisation of Bougainville in conjunction with BTG and BIG.
International Community :
7. Parties agree on need for ICRC, UNICEF and others to access Bougainville. Parties therefore agree to pursue this issue in discussions with PNG
UN Involvement :
5. parties invite UN peacekeeping force for a period not longer than three years; 6. peacekeeping force to oversee demilitarisation of Bougainville in conjunction with BTG and BIG.
Source :
USIP


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