Summary of Paris Peace Agreement 23rd October 1991:
The Comprehensive Cambodian Peace Agreement commonly referred to as the Paris Agreement is comprised of 4 Parts signed the 23 of October 1991 ending the conflict in Cambodia. This Comprehensive Agreement consists of :
-The Final Act of the Paris Conference on Cambodia
-Agreement on the Political Settlement of the Cambodia Conflict
-Agreement Concerning the Sovereignty, Territorial Integrity and Inviolability, Neutrality and National Unity of Cambodia
-Declaration on the Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of Cambodia
Together they provide provisions to promote national reconciliation and to ensure the exercise of the right of self-determination of the Cambodian people through free and fair elections. In addition, they provide for a ceasefire and cessation of outside military assistance and for the withdrawal of foreign forces from Cambodia. They also deal with Human Rights protection including the voluntary return of refugees and displaced persons and delineate the Mandate of the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC).