Detailed Implementation Timeline: Sudan Comprehensive Peace Agreement

The 2005 accord provides detailed timeline for implementing provisions of the accord, including ceasefire related issues, the holding of the referendum and setting up commissions as well as transitional mechanisms (see 2005 accord from page 126-128 and from page 221-228.

Implementation History

2005

Intermediate Implementation

Many provisions of the CPA were not implemented as outlined in the implementation timeline. The establishment of CPA-mandated commissions and committees were delayed including Boundary Demarcation Commission for the Abyei Region. There was delay in the formation of National Unity Government. Similarly, there was delay in the withdrawal of forces, which led to the delay in the deployment of the Joint Integrated Units of forces. Elections for the Presidency as well as the National Assembly were delayed until April 2010. Nevertheless, many provisions of the CPA were subsequently implemented.

2006

Intermediate Implementation

While many provisions of the CPA were subsequently implemented, implementation of main provisions such as the establishment of CPA-mandated commissions and committees were delayed including Boundary Demarcation Commission for the Abyei Region. Elections were delayed as well.

2007

Intermediate Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2008

Intermediate Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2009

Intermediate Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2010

Intermediate Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2011

Intermediate Implementation

While many provisions of the CPA were subsequently implemented, implementation of main provisions such as the establishment of CPA-mandated commissions and committees were delayed including Boundary Demarcation Commission for the Abyei Region. Elections were delayed as well.