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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : Timetable for the Implementation of the Most Important Outstanding Agreements
Record 599

Country :

El Salvador

Agreement Title/Name:
Timetable for the Implementation of the Most Important Outstanding Agreements
Year :
1994
Date Signed :

19 May 1994

Summary :

Set timetable for collection and replacement of weapons and parties agreed to reschedule deployment of the PNC; demobilisation of National Police; restructuring of the Ministry of the Interior and Public Security and the provision of regulatory machinery. UN to verify granting of ranks and assignment of duties in National Civil Police and functioning of National Public Security Academy. Also agreed on measures to promote recruitment to National Civil Police and on timetable for land-transfer and reintegration programmes and for approval of legislative measures reflecting recommendations of the Commission on Truth. UN to verify compliance with the agreement. Annex I listed present status of draft laws and of international instruments and Annex II outlined action arising from the Peace Accords to be concluded and set timetable for reintegration of FMLN. Comprehensive agreement on agenda for constitutional legislative reform


Parties :
Govt of El Salvador, FMLN (no signing indicated)
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
3.D. govt shall establish the offce of the new Deputy Minister for Public Security who shall be autonomous of the administration and shall have political responsibility for directing the new police service and the training academy
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
Not Applicable
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
Annex 1 draft laws submitted to the Legislative Assembly for its approval c. and d. judicial reform
National Human Rights Inst :
3.D. govt to appoint Inspector-General with legal training and special knowledge of HR; he shall be provided with Control and Disciplinary Investigation Units
Human Rights Framework :
Annex 1 draft laws submitted to the Legislative Assembly for its approval- e. ratification of intl instruments (ICCPR Optional Protocol, CAT, American Convention on HR Optional Protocol, Convention on the Political Rights of Women) also list of intl docs not submitted because considered contrary to constitution (FMLN disagrees)
Judicial Reform :
Annex 1 draft laws submitted to the Legislative Assembly for its approval c. and d. judicial reform
Policing :
3. A. New police service to complete its replacement of the former service; 3.E. UN to oversee granting of ranks to members of the former service; F. Measures for promoting the additional recruitment to the National Civil Police
Refugees/Land :
4. Further measures to accelerate land transfer
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
1. Govt to submit report to ONUSAL concerning weapons still in the possession of State officials, contrary to earlier agreement; 3.G. UN to verify compliance with this agreement; 8. & 9. Govt to advance necessary legislative change regarding a fund for reintegration of former combatants, and implementation of the recommendations of the Truth Commission; (Annex 1 draft laws submitted to the Legislative Assembly for its approval; 11. The parties and the UN to hold tripartite meetings every two weeks in oder to follow up the actions described in this timetable and its annexes; Annex 2.d. Timetable for Reintegration of FMLN
International Community :
2. Possible purchase of weapons for armed forces with intl support; 7. Appeals to EU and the Gesellschat fur Technische Zusammenarbeit for support to vocational programmes to young former combatants
UN Involvement :
3.D. UN technical support will be sought for the implementation of the s. 3.D; 3.E. UN to oversee granting of ranks to members of the former police service; F.2. Role for ONUSAL in recruitment to new police service; 11. The parties and the UN to hold tripartite meetings every two weeks in oder to follow up the actions described in this timetable and its annexes; Annex 2.d. Timetable for Reintegration of FMLN- role for UNDP in providing emergency housing
Source :
on file with author


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