Peace Agreements

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Sudan and SSDM/A

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Parties: Government of the Republic of South Sudan (GRSS); South Sudan Democratic Movement/Army (SSDM/A)

Type: Intra-state

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Sudan (GRSS) and the South Sudan Democratic Movement/Army (SSDM/A)

27 February 2013

The Parties agreed to a renewed amnesty for the SSDM/A and the right of SSDM/A to have appropriate political representation in national and state-level government institutions and identified certain positions to be filled by the SSDM. The Parties further agreed to military integration of the SSDM/A into the SPLA, through a verification committee composed of both Parties. The Parties agreed to a joint disarmament programme. The Parties, in recognising the impact of the conflict on the civilian population, agreed to compensation and reparations through civil service delivery, including humanitarian relief, health care, education and infrastructure support. The Parties committed to actively promote reconciliation activities to address outstanding grievances. The Parties agreed to the immediate release of political detainees and prisoners of war, under the supervision of a Joint Oversight Committee, which would also have the general function of implementing this agreement. The Parties agreed that they would also engage other armed groups who may be willing to enter agreements towards sustainable peace