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Lomé Peace Accord

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

Comment: In the Preamble the parties commit towards the respect of IHL and Human Rights as well as the protection of children. In Part Four, Article XV the parties agree to guarantee the safety of peace monitors and in Article XIX they agree to furnish to the JMC information regarding the positions and descriptions of "all known unexploded bombs (UXBs), explosive ordnance devices (EODs), minefields, booby traps, wire entanglements, and all other physical or military hazards". See especially Part Five "Humanitarian, Human Rights and Socio-Economic Issues" including articles on the release of prisoners, on displaced persons, the guarantee of Human Rights, humanitarian assistance, women etc.

The following documents are attached as annexes to the peace agreement: Agreement on Ceasefire in Sierra Leone; Statement by the Government of Sierra Leone and the RUF of Sierra Leone on the Release of Prisoners of War and Non-Combatants; Statement by the Government of Sierra Leone and the RUF of Sierra Leone on th Delivery of Humanitarian Assistance in Sierra Leone.

N’Sele Ceasefire Agreement

Year:1991 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Front Patriotique Rwandais (FPR) Country / Territory:Rwanda PDF:English

Comment: Especially Article II declaring the release of PoWs as well as persons deprived of their liberty as a result of the war and a ban on "mine-laying operations or the hindering of operations to remove the mines".

Arusha Peace Accords

Year:1993 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Front Patriotique Rwandais (FPR) Country / Territory:Rwanda PDF:English

Comment: The following documents are an integral part of the peace agreement and are attached as annexes: N'sele Ceasefire Agreement of 1991, The Protocol of Agreement on the Rule of Law of 1992, The Protocols of Agreement on Power-Sharing within the Framework of a Broad-Based Transitional Government of 1993, The Protocol of Agreement on the Repatriation of Rwandan Refugees and the Resettlement of Displaced Persons of 1993, The Protocol Agreement on the Integration of Armed Forces of the two parties of 1993, The Protocol Agreement on Miscellaneous Issues and Final Provisions of 1993.

Agreement on Ceasefire

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

Comment: The parties agree in Paragraph 3 to guarantee access by humanitarian organizations to all people in need and in Paragraph 5 they agree to a release of all prisoners of war and persons deprived of their liberty.

Ceasefire Agreement between the Government of Sierra Leone and RUF

Year:2000 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Revolutionary United Front (RUF) Country / Territory:Sierra Leone PDF:English

Comment: In Paragraph 5 the parties agree to ensure free movement of persons and goods, as well as unimpeded movement of humanitarian agencies and of displaced persons. Paragraph 9 enumerates prohibited acts of violence such as laying of mines, harassment, hostage taking etc.

Declaration on Cessation of Hostilities, Structures and Principles of the Somalia National Reconciliation Process

Year:2002 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Transitional National Government (TNG), Rahanweyn Resistance Army - Faction of Col. Hassan Mohamed Nur “Shatigudud” (RRA-Shatigudud), Hiran Patriotic Alliance (HPA), United Somali Congress/Somali National Alliance-Nakuru (USC/SNA/Nakuru ), Somali National Front (SNF), Juba Valley Alliance (JVA), Southern Somali National Movement/BIREM (SSNM/BIREM), Southern Somali National Movement/Somali National Alliance (SSNM/SNA), Somalia Reconciliation and Restoration Council (SRRC), Somali African Muki Organization - Nakuru (SAMO/Nakuru), Jowhar Administration, Somali Patriotic Movement - Faction of General Aden Abdullahi Nur “Gabyow” (SPM-Gabyow), Puntland State of Somalia, United Somali Congress/Somali Salvation Army (USC/SSA), United Somali Congress (USC), Somali Patriotic Movement (SPM), United Somali Congress/Somali National Alliance (USC/SNA) Country / Territory:Somalia PDF:English

Comment: Notably Article 3 "Enhanced Safe Access for Aid" affirming the right to receive humanitarian assistance and guaranteeing the security of humanitarian relief personnel and objects.

Agreement between the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia (TFG) and the Alliance for the Re-Liberation of Somalia (ARS)

Year:2008 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Alliance for the Re-Liberation of Somalia (ARS) Country / Territory:Somalia PDF:English

Comment: In Paragraph 3 the parties affirm to facilitate the protection of the population and the unhindered delivery of humanitarian assistance.

Protocol of the Meeting of the Commissions on the Negotiations Regarding a Ceasefire and Cessation of Hostilities and on Measures to Settle the Armed Conflict on the Territory of the Chechen Republic

Year:1996 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Chechen Republic of Ichkeria Country / Territory:Russian Federation, Chechnya PDF:English

Comment: Especially Article 1 on prohibited acts of violence such as attack of civilians, mining, arial bombardment, abductions, etc.

Implementing Guidelines on the Security Aspect of the GRP-MILF Tripoli Agreement of Peace of 2001

Year:2001 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Moro Islamic Liberation Front/Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (MILF/BIAF) Country / Territory:Philippines PDF:Unknown

Comment: Article II, clause 3 enumerates prohibited acts of violence such as kidnapping, sabotage, torture, destruction of property, abuse of civilians and mine laying.

General Peace Agreement for Mozambique

Year:1992 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Resistëncia Nacional Moçambicana (RENAMO) Country / Territory:Mozambique PDF:Unknown

Comment: General Peace Agreement for Mozambique, along with seven Protocols and four related documents.

See especially:

Protocol III "Principles of the Electoral Act", Part III "Liberty of movement and freedom of residence" and Part IV "Return of Mozambican refugees and displaced persons and their social integration".

Protocol VI "Ceasefire", Part I "Cessation of armed conflict", Article 5: the parties agree not to lay mines or prevent mine-clearing operation, not to commit acts of violence against the civilian population as well as to restrict or prevent the freedom of movement.

Protocol VI "Ceasefire", Part III "Release of prisoners, except for those being held for ordinary crimes".

Acte d'Engagement II

Year:2008 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Congrès National pour la Défense du Peuple (CNDP), Patriotes Résistants Congolais - Forces d'Autodéfense Populaire (PARECO-FAP), Maï Maï Kasindien, Maï Maï Kifuafua, Maï-Maï Vurondo, Maï Maï Mongol, Maï Maï Rwenzori, Simba Maï-Maï, Union des Jeunes Patriotes Sacrifiés (UJPS) Country / Territory:Congo, the Democratic Republic of the PDF:French

Comment: Notably Article III "Des Principes Humanitaires et du Respect des Droits de l'Homme".

Ceasefire Code of Conduct

Year:2006 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) (CPN (M)) Country / Territory:Nepal PDF:English

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 (...)".

Implementing Operational Guidelines of the GRP-MILF Agreement on the General Cessation of Hostilities

Year:1997 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Moro Islamic Liberation Front/Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (MILF/BIAF) Country / Territory:Philippines PDF:English

Comment: Article I § 3 and § 4 enumerates prohibited acts of violence such as kidnapping, sabotage, torture, destruction of property, abuse of civilians, laying of mines etc.

Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law in the Philippines between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines

Year:1998 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Country / Territory:Philippines PDF:English

Declaration of Cessation of Hostilities

Year:1995 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) Country / Territory:Sri Lanka PDF:English

Comment: Notably Paragraph 4 prohibiting acts of violence against civilians.

Agreement on a Permanent Ceasefire

Year:2008 Type of document:Agreements ANSA:Lord's Resistance Army/Lord's Resistance Movement (LRA/LRM) Country / Territory:Uganda PDF:English

Comment: Notably Article 5 "Ceasefire Violations" enumerating prohibited acts of violence against civilians such as attacks, abduction, hostage taking, unlawful arrest etc.

Respuesta del ELN a la Carta de las organizaciones sociales del Espacio Regional de Paz del Cauca al ELN

Year:2012 Type of document:Unilateral Declarations and Statements ANSA:Ejército de Liberación Nacional (ELN) Country / Territory:Colombia PDF:Spanish

Comment: Public letter of the ELN to the social organizations in Cauca in which the ELN expands on humanitarian issues.

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

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