CSVR | CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF VIOLENCE AND RECONCILIATION
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According to its founding treaty, the objectives of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) are the preservation and consolidation of peace, security and stability in the CEN-SAD zone; promotion of political dialogue and the fight against cross-border crime and its related scourges such as trafficking in drugs, arms and human beings, money-laundering and terrorism; combating...
The Parties committed to the socio-economic development of the North, including the Kidal region, and to promoting the cultural diversity in Mali. The Parties agreed to establish a Regional Council, which would inter alia be consulted by the Government in elaborating draft laws specifically relating to Kidal. It would participate in ensuring good governance and...
The Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission was mandated to investigate all gross human rights violations committed in Mali between 1960 and 2013. It began holding public hearings in 2019.
The Parties to the Ouagadougou Preliminary Agreement expressed their determination to find a just and sustainable political solution to the crisis in the North of Mali through dialogue and negotiation and to ensure equitable and equal socio-economic development in all regions of Mali, respectful of diversity. The Parties agreed to undertake the dialogue in two...
The Parties agreed that the Malian Armed Forces would limit themselves to their role of protecting the national integrity of the country, and that the combatants of the other Parties may be integrated into the Armed Forces on conditions to be agreed upon. All prisoners and hostages were to be released within 30 days.
In the Preamble, the Parties agreed to reach a solution that takes into account the cultural, geographic and socio-economic diversities in Mali, and which consolidates national unity and integrity. They agreed to abide by the Constitution and respect for human rights, and defend the rights of women and children. The Government committed to remain respectful...