CSVR | CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF VIOLENCE AND RECONCILIATION
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The Dar-es-Salaam Agreement provides for the creation of a Commission of Experts to rewrite the history of Burundi, in consultation with all components of Burundian society. It provides that a highly representative truth commission would be established in legislation and would be called the Truth, Forgiveness and Reconciliation Commission, with the aim to establish the...
The Parties to the Sirte Agreement affirmed the security and integrity of the political borders of all states and agreed to cease hostilities to pave the way for dialogue and peaceful resolution. The Parties further agreed to deployment of neutral African peacekeeping forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and reaffirmed the need to...
The Pretoria Protocol provides for political power sharing, by providing for positions for the CNDD–FDD in the Executive, Legislature, governors of provinces and local governors as well as the diplomatic corps. It also provides for security reform through the formation of the Burundi National Defence Force comprising 60% government forces and 40% CNDD–FDD forces. It...
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Commission pour la Vérité et la Réconciliation) was mandated to establish the truth about serious violence committed during cyclical conflicts in Burundi since July 1962, the date of independence. According to its founding legislation, the objectives of the Commission included qualifying crimes other than crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity,...
The Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community (EAC) states its objectives to be developing policies and programmes aimed at widening and deepening cooperation among the partner states in the political, economic, social and cultural fields, research and technology, and defence, security and legal and judicial affairs, for their mutual benefit.
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