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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
Database - Record for : 12-Point Understanding Between the Maoists
Record 84

Country :


Agreement Title/Name:
12-Point Understanding Between the Maoists
Year :
Date Signed :

22 November 2006

Summary :

Parties pledge to work towards demcoracy, peace, prosperity and social advancement and ending autocratic monarchy. Parties also agreed to boycott the nexst general parliamentary elections to ensure tha Monarchy's influence over the government is not supported. The parties agreed that the National Army and the Maoist army shall be under the supervision of the UN or any other reliable international actor, to conduct fair elections, and to accept international mediation during the dialogue process.

Parties :
Letter of understanding with apparently no clear parties.
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Decmoracy, peace, prosperity, social advancement and a free and sovereign Nepal is the chief wish of all Nepalese. Agree that autocratic monarchy I sth emain hurdle. Parties agree that democrayc, all-party government with compete authority, holding elections to a constituent assembly through dialogue and understanding with the Maoists, can the conflict be resolved and sovereignty and state power completely transferred to the people (article 2). Article 10: people and their representative political parties are th real guardians of nationality. Therefore, we are firmly committed to protecting the independence, sovereignty, geographical integrity of the country and national unity.
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Agreement to continue dialogue on procedural work-list and find a common understanding.
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 :
Commitment to human rights made (articles 4 and 8).
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
Not Applicable
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
Call on civil society, professional organisations, various wings of parties, peple of all communities and regions, press and intellecturals to actively participate in the peaceful movement launched on the basis of these understandings. .' (article 11).
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
International Community :
Commitment expressed to 'maintain friendly relations with all contries of the world and good-neighbour relationship with neighbouring countries, expeically India and China (article 10).
UN Involvement :
Source :
UN Peacemaker

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