Protocol on Agreement (The Medvedev-Sarkozy-Saakashvili plan)

  • Country/entity

    Georgia
    Abkhazia
    Ossetia
  • Region

    Europe and Eurasia
    Europe and Eurasia
    Europe and Eurasia
  • Agreement name

    Protocol on Agreement (The Medvedev-Sarkozy-Saakashvili plan)
  • Date

    12 Aug 2008
  • Agreement status

    Multiparty signed/agreed
  • Interim arrangement

    Yes
  • Agreement/conflict level

    Interstate/intrastate conflict(s) ( Georgian Separatist Conflicts (1989 - ) )
  • Stage

    Ceasefire/related
  • Conflict nature

    Government/territory
  • Peace process

    Abkhazia peace process
  • Parties

    For the European Union, The French President Nicolas Sarkozy
    For the Republic of Georgia, The Georgian President, Mikheil Saakashvili
  • Third parties

    -
  • Description

    An EU-Russian plan for a ceasefire calling for a cessation of hostilities, free access to humanitarian aid, and a withdrawal of Georgian forces and Russian Forces as well as calling for talks.


Groups

  • Children/youth

    No specific mention.

  • Disabled persons

    No specific mention.

  • Elderly/age

    No specific mention.

  • Migrant workers

    No specific mention.

  • Racial/ethnic/national group

    No specific mention.

  • Religious groups

    No specific mention.

  • Indigenous people

    No specific mention.

  • Other groups

    No specific mention.

  • Refugees/displaced persons

    No specific mention.

  • Social class

    No specific mention.


Gender

  • Women, girls and gender

    No specific mention.

  • Men and boys

    No specific mention.

  • LGBTI

    No specific mention.

  • Family

    No specific mention.


State definition

  • Nature of state (general)

    No specific mention.

  • State configuration

    No specific mention.

  • Self determination

    No specific mention.

  • Referendum

    No specific mention.

  • State symbols

    No specific mention.

  • Independence/secession

    No specific mention.

  • Accession/unification

    No specific mention.

  • Border delimitation

    No specific mention.

  • Cross-border provision

    No specific mention.


Governance

  • Political institutions (new or reformed)

    No specific mention.

  • Elections

    No specific mention.

  • Electoral commission

    No specific mention.

  • Political parties reform

    No specific mention.

  • Civil society

    No specific mention.

  • Traditional/religious leaders

    No specific mention.

  • Public administration

    No specific mention.

  • Constitution

    No specific mention.


Power sharing

  • Political power sharing

    No specific mention.

  • Territorial power sharing

    No specific mention.

  • Economic power sharing

    No specific mention.

  • Military power sharing

    No specific mention.


Human rights and equality

  • Human rights/RoL general

    No specific mention.

  • Bill of rights/similar

    No specific mention.

  • Treaty incorporation

    No specific mention.

  • Civil and political rights

    No specific mention.

  • Socio-economic rights

    No specific mention.


Rights related issues

  • Citizenship

    No specific mention.

  • Democracy

    No specific mention.

  • Detention procedures

    No specific mention.

  • Media and communication

    No specific mention.

  • Mobility/access
    Page 1, 3) Provide free access for humanitarian aid.
  • Protection measures

    No specific mention.

  • Other

    No specific mention.


Rights institutions

  • NHRI

    No specific mention.

  • Regional or international human rights institutions

    No specific mention.


Justice sector reform

  • Criminal justice and emergency law

    No specific mention.

  • State of emergency provisions

    No specific mention.

  • Judiciary and courts

    No specific mention.

  • Prisons and detention

    No specific mention.

  • Traditional Laws

    No specific mention.


Socio-economic reconstruction

  • Development or socio-economic reconstruction

    No specific mention.

  • National economic plan

    No specific mention.

  • Natural resources

    No specific mention.

  • International funds

    No specific mention.

  • Business

    No specific mention.

  • Taxation

    No specific mention.

  • Banks

    No specific mention.


Land, property and environment

  • Land reform/rights

    No specific mention.

  • Pastoralist/nomadism rights

    No specific mention.

  • Cultural heritage

    No specific mention.

  • Environment

    No specific mention.

  • Water or riparian rights or access

    No specific mention.


Security sector

  • Security Guarantees
    Page 1, ... 6) International discussions shall begin on security and stability measures to be taken in Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
  • Ceasefire
    Security sector→Ceasefire→Ceasefire provision
    Page 1, 1) Do not resort to force.

    Page 1, 2) Definitively cease hostilities.

    Page 1, ... 4) Georgian military forces shall return to their normal quarters.
  • Police

    No specific mention.

  • Armed forces
    Page 1, ... 4) Georgian military forces shall return to their normal quarters.

    Page 1, ... 5) Russian military forces shall return to their positions prior to the start of hostilities. While awaiting international protection, Russian security forces shall implement additional security measures.
  • DDR

    No specific mention.

  • Intelligence services

    No specific mention.

  • Parastatal/rebel and opposition group forces

    No specific mention.

  • Withdrawal of foreign forces
    Page 1, ... 4) Georgian military forces shall return to their normal quarters.

    Page 1, ... 5) Russian military forces shall return to their positions prior to the start of hostilities. While awaiting international protection, Russian security forces shall implement additional security measures.
  • Corruption

    No specific mention.

  • Crime/organised crime

    No specific mention.

  • Drugs

    No specific mention.

  • Terrorism

    No specific mention.


Transitional justice

  • Transitional justice general

    No specific mention.

  • Amnesty/pardon

    No specific mention.

  • Courts

    No specific mention.

  • Mechanism

    No specific mention.

  • Prisoner release

    No specific mention.

  • Vetting

    No specific mention.

  • Victims

    No specific mention.

  • Missing persons

    No specific mention.

  • Reparations

    No specific mention.

  • Reconciliation

    No specific mention.


Implementation

  • UN signatory

    No specific mention.

  • Other international signatory
    For the European Union
    The French President
    Nicolas Sarkozy
  • Referendum for agreement

    No specific mention.

  • International mission/force/similar

    No specific mention.

  • Enforcement mechanism

    No specific mention.

  • Related cases

    No specific mention.

  • Source
    UN Peacemaker; http://peacemaker.un.org/georgia-protocol-abkhazia-ossetia2008

The President of the Republic

Protocol of Agreement

1) Do not resort to force.

2) Definitively cease hostilities.

3) Provide free access for humanitarian aid.

4) Georgian military forces shall return to their normal quarters.

5) Russian military forces shall return to their positions prior to the start of hostilities.

While awaiting international protection, Russian security forces shall implement additional security measures.

6) International discussions shall begin on security and stability measures to be taken in Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

For the European Union

The French President

Nicolas Sarkozy

For the Republic of Georgia

The Georgian President

Mikheil Saakashvili