Military Reform: Accord de paix et de la reconciliation nationale

Agreement for Peace and National Reconciliation-1994

SECTION VI: RE-BALANCING OF THE STATE APPARATUS

In order to respond to the concerns of many quarters and with the supreme purpose of exploring together the way of peace, the Government engages to guarantee the FRUD combatants jobs and integration within the political, military, administrative, social and economic fields, in concordance with the stipulations and quotas fixed jointly by the two parties and recorded in the annex of the present Peace agreement.

The stipulations concerning the integration of the combatants within the military field will regard the return of a quota of FRUD combatants with their arms.

Implementation History

1995

Full Implementation

On 4 November 1995, it was reported that a ceremony took place at Hol Hol military camp to mark the integration of former FRUD soldiers into the Djibouti national army. Several dozen men were made officers and NCOs.1

Those FRUD members who were not integrated into the national army -- about 9,000 ex-combatants -- were demobilized and send home.2

  • 1. "DJIBOUTI: Rebel attacks," The Indian Ocean Newsletter, November 4, 1995.
  • 2. Kees Kingma, “Post-war Demobilization and the Reintegration of Ex-Combatants into Civilian Life,” (paper presented at USAID Conference, October 30-31, 1997), http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNACD095.pdf.
1996

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

1997

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

1998

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

1999

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2000

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2001

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2002

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2003

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2004

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.