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Our Principles on Military Doctrine

Year:1996 Type of document:Internal Rules and Regulations ANSA:Ejército de Liberación Nacional (ELN) Country / Territory:Colombia PDF:English

Rules for the Conduct of Warfare

Year:2004 Type of document:Internal Rules and Regulations ANSA:Kurdistan Workers' Party/People's Defence Forces (PKK/HPG) Country / Territory:Turkey PDF:English

Interim Agreement for Peace and Self-Government in Kosovo - The Rambouillet Agreement

Year:1999 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), Serbia (Republic of) Country / Territory:Kosovo, Serbia, Socialist Federal Republic of Yougoslavia PDF:English

Comment: See, in particular, the Framework (pages 4 - 8), and Chapter 7.

The document is structured as follows:

Cover Letter to the UN Secretary General from the Permanent Representative of France to the UN.
Chapter 1 - Constitution of Kosovo.
Chapter 2 - Police and Civil Public Security.
Chapter 3 - Conduct and Supervision of Elections.
Chapter 4 - Economic Issues.
Chapter 4 A - Humanitarian Assistance Reconstruction and Economic Development.
Chapters 5 - Implementation I.
Chapter 6 - Ombudsman.
Chapter 7 - Implementation II: includes provisions on the involvement of the UN Security Council and NATO, demilitarized zones, possession of weapons (including mines, missiles etc) by various forces, border control, and release of prisoners amongst other topics.
Chapter 8 - Amendment, Comprehensive Assessment, and Final Clauses.

Submission of the PDKI to the Geneva Call publication "In Their Words: Perspectives of Armed non-State Actors on the Protection of Children from the Effects of Armed Conflict"

Year:2010 Type of document:Unilateral Declarations and Statements ANSA:Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) Country / Territory:Iran, Islamic Republic of PDF:English

Statement by the Government of Sierra Leone and the Revolutionary United Front of Sierra Leone on the Release of Prisoners of War and Non-Combatants

Year:1999 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Revolutionary United Front (RUF) Country / Territory:Sierra Leone PDF:English

Rules for the Conduct of Warfare - 2011

Year:2011 Type of document:Internal Rules and Regulations ANSA:Kurdistan Workers' Party/People's Defence Forces (PKK/HPG) Country / Territory:Turkey PDF:Turkish, English

Agreement on Permanent Ceasefire and Security Arrangements Implementation Modalities

Year:2004 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLM/SPLA) Country / Territory:Sudan, South Sudan PDF:English

Comment: Part I - Ceasefire Arrangements
Part II - The Armed Forces
Part III - Demobilization, Disarmament, and Re-Integration

Among other provisions of interest, see
Article 1.8: the parties commit to release POWs and persons deprived of their liberty as a result of war.
Article 1.9: reference is made to the role of the ICRC in organizing prisoner release.
Article 5 "Principles of the Ceasefire" :the parties agree to cease the laying of mines and the use of force against civilians.
Article 8: further provisions on landmines and related weapons and on humanitarian mine action as well as on other humanitarian activities.
Article 10: enumerates acts which constitute violations to the agreement such as "violations of human rights, humanitarian law and obstruction of freedom of movement", sabotage and the "recruitment of child soldiers".

See also in the Database, "Machakos Protocol," and in Particular, "Agreement on Security Arrangements During the Interim Period, 25 September 2003."

N’Djamena Humanitarian Ceasefire Agreement

Year:2004 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), Sudan Liberation Movement/Sudan Liberation Army (SLM/SLA) Country / Territory:Sudan PDF:English

Comment: Article 2 prohibits the laying of mines as well as acts of violence against the civilian populations and any act of sabotage, any restriction on the freedom of movement. Furthermore, it engages the parties to mark minefields and to ensure humanitarian access. In Article 5 the parties agree to free all prisoners of war and all persons deprived of their liberty because of the war. In Article 8 the parties agree to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian assistance to displaced persons and civilian victims of war.

Protocol between the Government of the Sudan (GOS) the Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (SLM/A) and the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) on the Enhancement of the Security Situation in Darfur in Accordance with the N'Djamena Agreement

Year:2004 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Sudan Liberation Movement/Sudan Liberation Army (SLM/SLA), Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) Country / Territory:Sudan PDF:English

National Resistance Army Code of Conduct

Type of document:Internal Rules and Regulations ANSA:National Resistance Movement/National Resistance Army (NRM/NRA) Country / Territory:Uganda PDF:English

Agreement on the Release and Repatriation of Prisoners

Year:1992 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Croatia (Republic of) Country / Territory:Socialist Federal Republic of Yougoslavia, Croatia PDF:English

Agreement on Implementing the Cease-Fire and on Modalities of Disarmament

Year:1993 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Somali Patriotic Movement (SPM), Southern Somali National Movement/Somali National Alliance (SSNM/SNA), United Somali Congress (USC), United Somali Congress/Somali National Alliance (USC/SNA), Somali National Front (SNF), Somali Africans Muki Organization (SAMO), Somali Democratic Alliance (SDA), Somali Democratic Movement (SDM), Somali National Democratic Union (SNDU), Somali Salvation Democratic Front (SSDF), United Somali Front (USF) Country / Territory:Somalia PDF:English

Comment: Supplement to the General Agreement signed in Addis Ababa on 8 January 1993.

Agreement on the Establishment of a Joint Commission to Trace Missing Persons and Mortal Remains — Rules of Procedure and Plan of Operation

Year:1991 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Croatia (Republic of) , Serbia (Republic of) Country / Territory:Socialist Federal Republic of Yougoslavia, Serbia, Croatia PDF:English

Comment: The first part of the document deals with the organisational aspects of the Joint Commission. The second part - comprising of an Annex titled "Plan of Operation Designed to Ascertain the Whereabouts or Fate of the Military and Civilian Missing," contains the majority of humanitarian committments vis-a-vis dead and missing persons, and their families.

Ceasefire and Ending of Hostilities Agreement

Year:1999 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Self-Defence Forces of Resistance (FADR) Country / Territory:Congo PDF:English

Eastern Sudan Peace Agreement

Year:2006 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Eastern Sudan Front (ESF) Country / Territory:Sudan PDF:English

Comment: In Chapter One "Political Issues", Article 6 "Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms" the parties commit to respect Human Rights. In Chapter Two "Economic, Social and Cultural Issues", Article 22 "Strategic Objectives" the parties fixe as fundamental objectives of the development in Eastern Sudan the return and rehabilitation of displaced persons as well as the guarantee that all the development programs address specific needs of women. In Chapter Three "Comprehensive Ceasefire and Final Security Arrangements", Article 25 "General Principles", § 86 the parties reaffirm their respect for Human Rights. In Article 25 "Comprehensive Ceasefire Agreement", § 91 (b) the parties agree to protect civilians from acts of violence. Several times the parties affirm that special measures shall be taken to ensure women's participation.

LIFG Recantation Document

Year:2009 Type of document:Unilateral Declarations and Statements ANSA:Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) Country / Territory:Libya PDF:English

Comment: See Chapter 4 "Jihad for the Sake of Allah".

Accords d'Accra II

Year:2003 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Mouvement pour la Justice et la Paix (MJP), Mouvement Patriotique de Côte d’Ivoire (MPCI), Mouvement Populaire Ivoirien du Grand Ouest (MPIGO) Country / Territory:Côte D'Ivoire PDF:French, English

Comment: See notably Paragraph 9 and 10.

Agreement between the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, E. S. Rakhmonov, and the leader of the United Tajik Opposition, S. A. Nuri, on the Results of the Meeting held in Moscow

Year:1996 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:United Tajik Opposition (UTO) Country / Territory:Tajikistan PDF:English

Comment: The parties agreed to conduct an exchange of prisoners of war and other prisoners.

Annexed to this agreement is the "Protocol on the Main Functions and Powers of the Commission on National Reconciliation".

Accord de Cessation des Hostilites en Republique du Congo

Year:1999 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Cobras, Mouvement National de Libération du Congo (MNLC), Mouvement National de Libération du Congo - Rénové (MNLCR), Bana Dol, Résistance Sud Sud, Ninjas Country / Territory:Congo PDF:French, English

Comment: Inter alia the parties agree in the Preamble "the free movement of people and good, as well as humanitarian personnel (...)" and "the release of all civilian and military personnel detained because of the war (...)".

NDFP Adherence to International Humanitarian Law on Prisoners of War (POWs)

Year:2009 Type of document:Unilateral Declarations and Statements ANSA:National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Country / Territory:Philippines PDF:English