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Press Statement on Registration and Verification of Maoist Army Personnel (19 May 2009)
Abstract:
The Agreement on Monitoring of the Management of Arms and Armies (AMMAA) signed by the Government of Nepal and the CPN-M on 8 December 2006 sets out criteria for the definition of “Maoist army combatants.” There are only two conditions of eligibility: joining service before 25 May 2006, and having been born before 25 May 1988. The Government and CPN-M decided that possession of a weapon was not a criterion for eligibility. Presentation of a Maoist army identity card was required to demonstrate service. The Government and CPN-M requested UNMIN to undertake the registration and verification of Maoist army personnel. UN teams made up of a military expert from UNMIN and a reintegration expert from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted registration, and staff from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) with background in children’s rights later joined in the verification phase, UNMIN was not requested to verify whether the registered Maoist army personnel were eligible for integration into the security forces. This issue is to be considered by the inter-party Special Committee to supervise, integrate, and rehabilitate Maoist army, which held its first meeting on 16 January 2009. Nepali Version: http://un.info.np/Net/NeoDocs/View/1906 #PeaceProcess #Elections #Constitution
Publisher: UNMIN Type / Script:
Press Release  in  English
Keywords:
PEACE, PEACE PROCESS, PEACE AGREEMENTS, POLITICAL PARTIES, MAOIST ARMY, ARMIES, REHABILITATION, ARMAMENTS, POLITICAL PARTICIPATION, CONSTITUTIONS, ELECTIONS
Thematic Group:
UNMIN, (2009)
Thesaurus:
01.03.00 - Maintenance Of Peace And Security
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Feeder: ANJANA SHRESTHA, Editor: MALIKA THAPA, Auditor:
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Press Statement On Registration And Verification Of Maoist Army Personnel (19 May 2009)
Abstract:
The Agreement on Monitoring of the Management of Arms and Armies (AMMAA) signed by the Government of Nepal and the CPN-M on 8 December 2006 sets out criteria for the definition of “Maoist army combatants.” There are only two conditions of eligibility: joining service before 25 May 2006, and having been born before 25 May 1988. The Government and CPN-M decided that possession of a weapon was not a criterion for eligibility. Presentation of a Maoist army identity card was required to demonstrate service. The Government and CPN-M requested UNMIN to undertake the registration and verification of Maoist army personnel. UN teams made up of a military expert from UNMIN and a reintegration expert from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted registration, and staff from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) with background in children’s rights later joined in the verification phase, UNMIN was not requested to verify whether the registered Maoist army personnel were eligible for integration into the security forces. This issue is to be considered by the inter-party Special Committee to supervise, integrate, and rehabilitate Maoist army, which held its first meeting on 16 January 2009. Nepali Version: http://un.info.np/Net/NeoDocs/View/1906 #863 #1906 #pair
Publisher: UNMIN Type / Script:
Press Release  in  English
Keywords:
PEACE, PEACE PROCESS, PEACE AGREEMENTS, POLITICAL PARTIES, MAOIST ARMY, ARMIES, REHABILITATION, ARMAMENTS, POLITICAL PARTICIPATION, CONSTITUTIONS, ELECTIONS
Thematic Group:
UNMIN, (2009)
Thesaurus:
01.03.00 - Maintenance Of Peace And Security
PDF | File Size: 117 KB   Download
Feeder: ANJANA SHRESTHA, Editor: PRAJU SHRESTHA, Auditor:
...
Press Statement On Registration And Verification Of Maoist Army Personnel (19 May 2009)
Abstract:
The Agreement on Monitoring of the Management of Arms and Armies (AMMAA) signed by the Government of Nepal and the CPN-M on 8 December 2006 sets out criteria for the definition of “Maoist army combatants.” There are only two conditions of eligibility: joining service before 25 May 2006, and having been born before 25 May 1988. The Government and CPN-M decided that possession of a weapon was not a criterion for eligibility. Presentation of a Maoist army identity card was required to demonstrate service. The Government and CPN-M requested UNMIN to undertake the registration and verification of Maoist army personnel. UN teams made up of a military expert from UNMIN and a reintegration expert from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted registration, and staff from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) with background in children’s rights later joined in the verification phase, UNMIN was not requested to verify whether the registered Maoist army personnel were eligible for integration into the security forces. This issue is to be considered by the inter-party Special Committee to supervise, integrate, and rehabilitate Maoist army, which held its first meeting on 16 January 2009. Nepali Version: http://un.info.np/Net/NeoDocs/View/1906 #863 #1906 #pair
Publisher: UNMIN Type / Script:
Press Release  in  English
Keywords:
PEACE, PEACE PROCESS, PEACE AGREEMENTS, POLITICAL PARTIES, MAOIST ARMY, ARMIES, REHABILITATION, ARMAMENTS, POLITICAL PARTICIPATION, CONSTITUTIONS, ELECTIONS
Thematic Group:
UNMIN, (2009)
Thesaurus:
01.03.00 - Maintenance Of Peace And Security
PDF | File Size: 117 KB   Download
Feeder: ANJANA SHRESTHA, Editor: PRAJU SHRESTHA, Auditor:
...
Press Statement on Registration and Verification of Maoist army personnel (19 May 2009)
Abstract:
The Agreement on Monitoring of the Management of Arms and Armies (AMMAA) signed by the Government of Nepal and the CPN-M on 8 December 2006 sets out criteria for the definition of “Maoist army combatants.” There are only two conditions of eligibility: joining service before 25 May 2006, and having been born before 25 May 1988. The Government and CPN-M decided that possession of a weapon was not a criterion for eligibility. Presentation of a Maoist army identity card was required to demonstrate service. The Government and CPN-M requested UNMIN to undertake the registration and verification of Maoist army personnel. UN teams made up of a military expert from UNMIN and a reintegration expert from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted registration, and staff from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) with background in children’s rights later joined in the verification phase, UNMIN was not requested to verify whether the registered Maoist army personnel were eligible for integration into the security forces. This issue is to be considered by the inter-party Special Committee to supervise, integrate, and rehabilitate Maoist army, which held its first meeting on 16 January 2009.
Publisher: UNMIN Type / Script:
Press Release  in  English
Keywords:
PEACE PROCESS, PEACE AGREEMENT, POLITICAL PARTIES, MAOIST ARMY, ARMIES, ARMED FORCES, ARMAMENTS, POLITICAL PARTICIPATION, CONSTITUTIONS
Thematic Group:
UNMIN, (2009)
Thesaurus:
01.04.00 - Disarmament And Military Questions
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Feeder: ANJANA SHRESTHA, Editor: ANG1EE12, Auditor:
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Press Statement on Registration and Verification of Maoist army personnel
Abstract:
This statement has been released in response to concerns and controversies in the media for the past few weeks regarding UNMIN’s role in the registration and verification of Maoist army personnel. The Agreement on Monitoring of the Management of Arms and Armies (AMMAA)signed by the Government of Nepal and the CPN-M on 8 December 2006 sets out criteria for the definition of “Maoist army combatants.” There are only two conditions of eligibility: joining service before 25 May 2006, and having been born before 25 May 1988. The Government and CPN-M decided that possession of a weapon was not a criterion for eligibility. Presentation of a Maoist army identity card was required to demonstrate service.
Publisher: UNMIN Type / Script:
Press Release  in  English
Keywords:
PEACE PROCESS,SUPPORT, DEMOCRACY, MONITORING, MAOIST
Thematic Group:
UNMIN, (2009)
Thesaurus:
01.04.00 - Disarmament And Military Questions
PDF | File Size: 117 KB   Download
Feeder: ANJANA SHRESTHA, Editor: FIDAH SHRESTHA, Auditor:
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