Demobilization: Ouagadougou Political Agreement (OPA)

OUAGADOUGOU POLITICAL AGREEMENT

3.2. National Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Programme

3.2.1. The Parties to this Agreement undertake to disarm their respective forces as soon as possible, in accordance with the recommendations of the Linas-Marcoussis Agreement and the modalities laid down in the following military agreements:

The Joint Plan for DDR Operations (PCO) signed on 9 January 2004 and updated at the seminar on disarmament held from 2 to 6 May 2005 in Yamoussoukro under the auspices of the South African mediation. The National DDR Programme and its accompanying timetable adopted on 9 July 2005 in Yamassoukro. The conclusions of the working meeting held in Yamoussoukro on Saturday 14 May 2005 between the Chiefs of Staff of FANCI and FAFN.

3.2.2. The Parties agree to accelerate the disbanding and disarmament of militias.

3.2.3. The Parties agree to accelerate the process of assembly of the combatants on the 17 previously identified sites and to abide by the updated DDR timetable.

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