Detailed Implementation Timeline: Comprehensive Peace Agreement

Preamble

Expressing confidence to implement the commitment of holding the election to the Constituent Assembly in a free and fair manner within June 15, 2007;

3.12. A common development concept shall be adopted for the socio-economic transformation of the country and for making the country advanced and economically prosperous in a just manner within a short span of time.

5.1.4. Both sides shall assist each other by providing information as regards the location sketches and storage of ambushes and landmines used during the war time within 30 days and by defusing and destroying them within 60 days.

5.2.2. Both sides agree to make public the status of the people under their respective custodies and release them within 15 days.

5.2.3. Both sides agree to make public within 60 days of the signing of the agreement the correct and full names and addresses of the people who ‘disappeared’ or were killed during the conflict and convey such details to the family members.

Implementation History

2006

Minimum Implementation

Implementation timeline was not properly followed. People under the custody of each side were released in 2006. Nevertheless, there were hundreds of disappearance cases that were not solved. A plan for socio-economic development has yet to be formulated. 

2007

Minimum Implementation

There were hundreds of disappearance cases that were not solved. A plan for socio-economic development has yet to be formulated. The Constituent Assembly elections date was deferred.

2008

Minimum Implementation

The Constituent Assembly elections were held on 10 April 2008 after almost a year-long delay. Rehabilitation of Maoist combatants did not start on time and the integration process is still lingering. The national unity government provision in the CPA was not implemented after the CA elections in 2008.

2009

Minimum Implementation

Rehabilitation of Maoist combatants did not start on time and the integration process is still lingering. The national unity government provision in the CPA was not implemented after the CA elections in 2008.

2010

Minimum Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2011

Minimum Implementation

Ambushes and landmines were cleared and Nepal was declared landmine free in June 2011.1 Nevertheless, the DDR process is still lingering. The CPA mandated Truth Commission, Commission on disappearance are yet to be established.

  • 1. "Nepal declared free of mines five years after civil war," BBC News, June 14, 2011.
2012

Minimum Implementation

The CA failed to deliver the constitution after extending its tenure for almost two years. It was dissolved on 28 May 2012. As such, many provisions of the 2006 CPA related to institutional reforms remained unimplemented. 

2013

Minimum Implementation

Integration of ex-combatants in the Nepal Army and the DDR process which were expected to be completed within six months were finally concluded this year. The CA failed to deliver the constitution on schedule.

2014

Minimum Implementation

Deadline for the draft constitution was not met from the beginning. After the CA election in November 2013, parties agreed to deliver a draft constitution by 22 January.

2015

Minimum Implementation

The CA failed to deliver the draft constitution by 22 January.