Agenda for the Dialogue between the Government of the DRC and the M23 on the situation in Eastern Congo

Country/entity
Democratic Republic of Congo
Region
Africa (excl MENA)
Agreement name
Agenda for the Dialogue between the Government of the DRC and the M23 on the situation in Eastern Congo
Date
16/01/2013
Agreement status
Multiparty signed/agreed
Interim arrangement
No
Agreement/conflict level
Intrastate/intrastate conflict
Stage
Implementation/renegotiation (Extends the agreement to new parties)
Conflict nature
Government
Peace process
31: DRC: Eastern DRC processes
Parties
Approved:
For M23
Mr. François Rucogoza
Executive Secretary and Leader of Delegation 
For the Government of DRC
H.E. Mr Raymond Tshibanda
Minister for Foreign Affairs International Cooperation and Francophonie and Leader of Delegation 
Third parties
Facilitator: Dr. C.W.G.B. Kiyonga (MP)
Minister for Defense of Uganda and Facilitator
Description
This agreement sets forth agenda for dialogue on substantive issues, including I. Review of the 23 March 2009 Agreement; II. Security Matters; III. Social, Political, and Economic Matters;

Agreement document
CD_130116_AgendaForDialogueDRC-M23.pdf []

Groups

Children/youth
No specific mention.
Disabled persons
No specific mention.
Elderly/age
No specific mention.
Migrant workers
No specific mention.
Racial/ethnic/national group
No specific mention.
Religious groups
No specific mention.
Indigenous people
No specific mention.
Other groups
No specific mention.
Refugees/displaced persons
No specific mention.
Social class
No specific mention.

Gender

Women, girls and gender
No specific mention.
Men and boys
No specific mention.
LGBTI
No specific mention.
Family
No specific mention.

State definition

State definition
No specific mention.

Governance

Political institutions (new or reformed)
No specific mention.
Constitution's affirmation/renewal
Page 1, III/ Social, Political, and Economic Matters:
i. Violation of the Constitution (Supreme Court in particular).
Constitutional reform/making
No specific mention.
Elections
Page 2, III/ Social, Political, and Economic Matters:
...
viii. Elections of 28 November 2011 (in particular the Independent National Electoral Commission).
Electoral commission
Page 2:
viii. Elections of 28 November 2011 (in particular the Independent National electoral commission).
Political parties reform
No specific mention.
Civil society
No specific mention.
Traditional/religious leaders
No specific mention.
Public administration
No specific mention.

Power sharing

Political power sharing
No specific mention.
Territorial power sharing
No specific mention.
Economic power sharing
No specific mention.
Military power sharing
No specific mention.

Human rights and equality

Human rights/RoL
Page 1, III/ Social, Political, and Economic Matters: 
...
ii. Violation of Human Rights (establishing an Independent Commission of Human Rights).
Equality
Page 1, III/ Social, Political, and Economic Matters: 
...
iii. Effective implementation of the Law on Citizenship and its application on the ground (the fight against discrimination). 
Democracy
No specific mention.
Protection measures
No specific mention.
Human rights framework
No specific mention.
Civil and political rights
No specific mention.
Socio-economic rights
No specific mention.
NHRI
No specific mention.
Regional or international human rights institutions
No specific mention.
Mobility/access
Page 1, II/ Security matters: 
...
ii. Free movement of goods and people.
Detention procedures
No specific mention.
Media and communication
No specific mention.
Citizenship
Citizen delimitation
Page 1, III/ Social, Political, and Economic Matters: 
...
iii. Effective implementation of the Law on Citizenship and its application on the ground (the fight against discrimination). 

Justice sector reform

Criminal justice and emergency law
No specific mention.
State of emergency provisions
No specific mention.
Judiciary and courts
Page 1, III/ Social, Political, and Economic Matters: 
i. Violation of the Constitution (Supreme Court in particular). 
Prisons and detention
No specific mention.
Traditional Laws
No specific mention.

Socio-economic reconstruction

Development or socio-economic reconstruction
Socio-economic development
Page 1-2, III/ Social, Political, and Economic Matters: 
...
iv. The social, political, and economic management of the country.
v. Geopolitical imbalances in development in the DRC (marginalisation).
National economic plan
No specific mention.
Natural resources
No specific mention.
International funds
No specific mention.
Business
No specific mention.
Taxation
No specific mention.
Banks
No specific mention.

Land, property and environment

Land reform/rights
Property return and restitution
Page 1, II/ Security matters: 
...
iv. Restitution of public and private goods looted in occupied territory under the control of M23. 
v. Reparation of damage due to the war. 
Pastoralist/nomadism rights
No specific mention.
Cultural heritage
No specific mention.
Environment
No specific mention.
Water or riparian rights or access
No specific mention.

Security sector

Security Guarantees
Page 1, II/ Security matters:
i. Insecurity prevailing in DRC.
Ceasefire
No specific mention.
Police
No specific mention.
Armed forces
No specific mention.
DDR
No specific mention.
Intelligence services
No specific mention.
Parastatal/rebel and opposition group forces
Page 1, II/ Security matters 
...
iv. Restitution of public and private goods looted in occupied territory under the control of M23. 
Withdrawal of foreign forces
No specific mention.
Corruption
No specific mention.
Crime/organised crime
No specific mention.
Drugs
No specific mention.
Terrorism
No specific mention.

Transitional justice

Transitional justice general
No specific mention.
Amnesty/pardon
Amnesty/pardon proper
Page 2, III/ Social, Political, and Economic Matters: 
...
vii. General Amnesty for war and insurgency acts. 
Courts
No specific mention.
Mechanism
No specific mention.
Prisoner release
Page 2, III/ Social, Political, and Economic Matters: 
...
vi. Releasing of Political Prisoners and War Prisoners. 
Vetting
No specific mention.
Victims
No specific mention.
Missing persons
No specific mention.
Reparations
Material reparations
Page 1, II/ Security matters: 
...
iv. Restitution of public and private goods looted in occupied territory under the control of M23. 
v. Reparation of damage due to the war. 
Reconciliation
No specific mention.

Implementation

UN signatory
No specific mention.
Other international signatory
Minister for Defense of Uganda signed as Facilitator. Talks held in Kampala, Uganda.
Referendum for agreement
No specific mention.
International mission/force/similar
No specific mention.
Enforcement mechanism
Page 1, I. Review of the 23 March 2009 Agreement: 
i. Evaluation of the implementation of the 23 March 2009 Agreement.
ii. Mechanism of implementation of the Agreement and related matters. 

Page 2, IV/ Implementation Plan:
i) Mechanism for Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of the Kampala Agreement. 

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