Police Reform: National Pact

OF QUESTIONS EMERGING FROM THE SITUATION OF ARMED CONFLICT

8. Within sixty days following the signature of the Pact, a programme will be put into effect comprised of the following measures:

A -Within the framework of measures for restoring confidence, eliminating factors of insecurity, and the installation of a permanent state of security:

-all the combatants of the Unified Movements and Fronts of Azawad will be integrated into the various uniformed forces of the State, on an individual and voluntary basis and in accordance with criteria for assessing competence,

-special units of the armed forces will be created for one year, composed mainly of integrated combatants from the Unified Movements and Fronts of Azawad,

-an internal security corps will be instituted {Gendarmerie, Goum Guards, Police} composed of all sections of the local populations including integrated combatants from the Unified Movements and Fronts of Azawad, which will be provided to local authorities within their police powers,

Implementation History

1992

No Implementation

No reforms took place in terms of integrating former Tuareg rebels. 

1993

No Implementation

No developments observed this year.

1994

No Implementation

No developments observed this year.

1995

No Implementation

No developments observed this year.

1996

Full Implementation

A police reform took place in 1996 with the integration of 150 former Tuareg rebels into the police force. Among those integrated, two were at the rank of officers, 33 were at the rank of noncommissioned officers, and 115 were agents.1

1997

Full Implementation

Police reform took place in 1996. 

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.