Paramilitary Groups: Accra Peace Agreement

ARTICLE VIII: RESTRUCTURING OF THE LIBERIAN NATIONAL POLICE (LNP) AND OTHER SECURITY SERVICES

2. The Special Security Units including the Anti-terrorist Unit, the Special Operations Division (SOD) of the Liberian National Police Force and such paramilitary groups that operate within organisations as the National Ports Authority (NPA), the Liberian Telecommunications Corporation (NTC), the Liberian Refining Corporation (LPRC) and the Airports shall be disarmed and restructured.

Implementation History

2003

Intermediate Implementation

Process to manage paramilitary groups affiliated with the state armed forces was started in 2003.

2004

Full Implementation

Paramilitary groups affiliated with the state armed forces and rebel forces were disbanded, disarmed, and demobilized during the process of DDRR. The DDRR process achieved substantial progress in late 2004.1

  • 1. "Secretary General's Report to the UN Security Council," United Nations (S/2004/972), December 17, 2004.
2005

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2006

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2007

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2008

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2009

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2010

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2011

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2012

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.