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Appendix D

Governors Island Accord*



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  TEXT OF HAITI PACT ISSUED BY UNITED NATIONS:
   UNITED NATIONS JULY 3 (REUTER) -- FOLLOWING IS THE TEXT OF THE AGREEMENT DRAWN UP BY
U.N. MEDIATOR DANTE CAPUTO ON RESTORING DEMOCRACY TO HAITI ISSUED BY THE UNITED NATIONS.
  IT WAS SUBMITTED FOR SIGNATURE TO HAITI MILITARY COMMANDER RAOUL CEDRAS AND EXILED
 PRESIDENT JEAN-BERTRAND ARISTIDE. CEDRAS SIGNED THE AGREEMENT BUT ARISTIDE DELAYED APPROVAL
 LATE SATURDAY IN ANTICIPATION OF A LETTER FROM THE UNITED NATIONS ON DETAILS IN THE PACT.
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  AGREEMENT OF GOVERNORS ISLAND
  THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF HAITI, JEAN-BERTRAND ARISTIDE, AND THE
 COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES OF HAITI. LIEUTENANT-GENERAL RAOUL CEDRAS HAVE 
AGREED THAT THE FOLLOWING ARRANGEMENTS SHOULD BE MADE IN ORDER TO RESOLVE THE HAITIAN
 CRISIS. EACH OF THEM HAS AGREED TO TAKE, WITHIN THE SCOPE OF HIS POWERS ALL THE NECESSARY
MEASURES FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THESE ARRANGEMENTS. FURTHERMORE, THEY BOTH IN ANY CASE, 
EXPRESS THEIR SUPPORT FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THESE ARRANGEMfNTS AND PLEDGE TO COOPERATE
 IN IMPLEMENTING THEM.
   1. ORGANISATION UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE UNITED NATIONS AND THE ORGANISATION OF
 AMERICAN STATES (OAS), OF A POLITICAL DIALOGUE BETWEEN REPRESENTATIVE OF THE POLITIAL
 PARTIES REPRESENTED IN THE PARLIAMENT, WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE
 PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION. IN ORDER TO:
   A) AGREE TO A POLITICAL TRUCE AND PROMOTE A SOCIAL PACT TO CREATE THE CONDITIONS
 NECESSARY TO ENSURE A PEACEFUL TRANSITION;
   B) REACH AN AGREEMENT ON THE PROCEDURE FOR ENABLING THE HANIAN PARLIAMENT TO RESUME
 ITS NORMAL FUNCTIONING;
   C) REACH AN AGREEMENT ENABLING THE PARLIAMENT TO CONFIRM THE PRIME MINISTER AS
 SPEEDILY AS POSSIBLE; AND
   D) REACH AN AGREEMENT PERMITTING THE ADOPTION OF THE LAWS NECESSARY FOR ENSURING THE
 TRANSITION.
   2. NOMINATION OF A PRIME MINISTER BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC.
   3. CONFIRMATION OF THE PRIME MINISTER BY THE LEGALLY RECONSTITUTED PARLIAMENT AND HIS
 ASSUMPTION OF OFFICE IN HAITI.
   4. SUSPENSION ON THE INITIATIVE OF THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE SANCTIONS
 ADOPTED UNDER SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION 841 (1993) AND SUSPENSION ON THE INITIATIVE OF THE
 OAS AD HOC MEETING OF MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE PRIME MINISTER IS
 CONFIRMED AND ASSUMES OFFICE IN HAITI.
   5. IMPLEMENTATION, FOLLOWING THE AGREEMENTS WITH THE CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT, OF
 INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION:1
   A) TECHNICAL AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR DEVELOPMENT; 
   B) ASSISTANCE FOR THE ADMINISTRATIVE AND JUDICIAL REFORM;
   C) ASSISTANCE FOR MODERNISING THE ARMED FORCES OF HAITI AND ESTABLISHING A NEW POLICE
 FORCE WITH THE PRESENCE OF UNITED NATIONS PERSONNEL IN THESE FIELDS.
   6. AN AMNESTY GRANTED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC WITHING THE FRAMEWORK OF ARTICLE
 147 OF THE NATIONAL CONSTITUTION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE OTHER INSTRUMENTS WHICH MAY
 BE ADOPTED BY THE PARLIAMENT ON THIS QUESTION.
   7. ADOPTION OF A LAW ESTABLISHING THE NEW POLICE FORCE. APPOINTMENT, WITHIN THIS
 FRAMEWORK, OF THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF TH ARMED FORCES OF HAITI, WHO SHALL APPOINT THE
 MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL STAFF, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONSTITUION.
   9) RETURN TO HAITI OF THE PRESIDIENT OF THE REPUBLIC, JEAN-BERTRAND ARISTIDE,
 ON 30 OCTOBER 1993.
   10. VERIFICATION BY THE UNITED NATIONS AND THE ORGANISATION OF THE AMERICAN STATES OF 
FULFILMENT OF ALL THE FOREGOING COMMITMENTS.
   THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC AND THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF AGREE THAT THESE ARRANGEMENTS
 CONSTITUTE A  SATISFACTORY SOLUTION TO THE HAITIAN CRISIS AND THE BEGINNING OF A PROCESS
 OF NATIONAL RECONCILIATION. THEY PLEDGE TO COOPERATE FULLY IN THE PEACEFUL TRANSITION TO
 A STABLE AND LASTING DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY IN WHICH ALL HAITIANS WILL BE ABLE TO LIVE IN A
 CLIMATE OF FREEDOM, JUSTICE, SECURITY AND RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS.
      (END TEXT)
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*Accurate representation of original text on file with U.S. Amy archives at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.



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