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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
Database - Record for : Agreed Basic Principles
Record 77

Country :


Agreement Title/Name:
Agreed Basic Principles
Year :
Date Signed :

8 September 1995

Summary :

Principles for future settlement

Parties :
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Yugoslavia
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
1. Bosnia and Herzegovina to continue legal existence with present borders and continuing intl recognition. 2. B and H to consist of two entities, the Federation of B and H and the Rep Srpska. 2.3. both entities to establish parallel relationships with neighbouring countries.
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 :
3.2. entities agree to establish B and H Human Rights Commission, and to abide by its decisions.
Human Rights Framework :
2.4. b) entities agree 'to adopt and adhere to normal intl HR standards and obligations'
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
Not Applicable
Refugees/Land :
2.4.b) entities to allow free movement and enable displaced persons to reposses their homes or receive just compensation. 3.1. appointment of Commission for Displaced Persons authorized to enforce that duty
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
3.3. establishment of joint B and H public corporations, financed by the two entities, to own and operate transportation and other facilities for the benefit of both entities
Enforcement Mechanism :
2.4.c) entities agree to engage in binding arbitration to resolve disputes between them; 3.5. provides for design and implementation of a system of arbitration for the solution of disputes between the two entities
International Community :
Witnesses: France, Russia, Germany, UK, US, and EU (Contact Group); agmt of Contact Group. 2.4.a) provides for elections to be held under intl auspices
UN Involvement :
Source :
Office of High Representative (1998)

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