Incremental Peace in Afghanistan
Key texts drawn from the Accord 27 Incremental Peace in Afghanistan.
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Geneva Accords, 14 April
A set of agreements between Afghanistan and Pakistan with the United States and Soviet Union as guarantors and based on principles of non-interference.
Peshawar Accord, 24 April
Agreement between the mujahidin groups on establishing a new government and naming Burhanuddin Rabbani as interim president.
Afghan Peace Accord [‘Islamabad Accord’], 7 March
A power-sharing agreement between the mujahidin groups bringing Gulbuddin Hekmatyar into government, facilitated by Pakistan.
Tashkent Declaration on Fundamental Principles for a Peaceful Settlement of the Conflict in Afghanistan, 19 July
Declaration by the ‘Six plus two’ group (China, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, plus Russia and the US) urging Afghan parties to pursue political negotiations and its willingness to promote direct talks.
Agreement on Provisional Arrangements in Afghanistan Pending the Re-establishment of Permanent Government Institutions [‘Bonn Agreement’], 5 December
Establishes an Interim Authority to serve until the creation the following year of a Transitional Authority.
Communiqué of the International Conference on Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan (Tokyo Conference), 22 January
The international community commits to assisting Afghanistan’s reconstruction.
Kabul Declaration of Good Neighbourly Relations, 24 December
The Transitional Authority and the governments of the six neighbours reaffirm their commitment to constructive and supportive bilateral relations.
Berlin Declaration, 1 April
The international community reaffirms its commitment to transition started under the Bonn Agreement.
Afghanistan Compact Building on Success (London Conference), 1 February
The Afghan government and international community establish a framework for cooperation for the following five years.
Rome Conference on Justice and Rule of Law in Afghanistan, 3 July
Donors confirm the commitment to reforming justice and rule of law sectors, making new pledges.
Joint Declaration adopted by Pak-Afghan Joint Peace Jirga, 12 August
The declaration of a gathering of over 700 politicians, tribal leaders and members of civil society called by the presidents of both countries. It condemns terrorism and calls for further dialogue and reconciliation.
Declaration of the International Conference in Support of Afghanistan (Paris Conference), 12 June
Reaffirming the Afghanistan Compact and committing to work for the Afghanistan National Development Strategy.
Declaration of the Special Conference on Afghanistan Convened under the Auspices of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (Moscow Declaration), 27 March
Declaration on Afghanistan by the members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan).
Statement of the International Conference on Afghanistan (Hague Conference), 31 March
The Afghan government and international community re-commit themselves to priorities established in previous conferences.
Communiqué of the Conference on Afghan Leadership, Regional Cooperation, International Partnership (London Conference Communique), 28 January
The Afghan government and international community set out targets and timetables for military and civilian transitions in Afghanistan.
The Resolution Adopted at the Conclusion of the National Consultative Peace Jirga, 6 June
Sets out a framework and mechanisms for ‘talks with the disaffected’, calling for the international community to remove opposition figures from the blacklist and to guarantee the safety of those engaging in peace talks. Recommends the creation of a peace council.
Renewed Commitment by the Afghan Government to the Afghan People and the International Community to Afghanistan (Kabul Conference Communique), 22 July
Launches the Kabul Process, through which Afghanistan seeks to take the lead in international efforts to secure the country’s future.
Istanbul Process on Regional Security and Cooperation for a Secure and Stable Afghanistan, 2 November
Launched the Istanbul Process as a grouping of countries cooperating on Afghanistan including Turkey, Russia, Pakistan, China, India, Iran and a number of Central Asian and Middle Eastern countries.
Conclusions of the Conference on Afghanistan and the International Community: From Transition to the Transformation Decade (Bonn Conference), 5 December
The international community affirms support for Afghanistan for another decade.
Tokyo Declaration Partnership for Self-Reliance in Afghanistan from Transition to Transformation (Tokyo Conference), 8 July
Established the Tokyo Mutual Accountability Framework, or ‘Tokyo Framework’ setting out a ‘new reinvigorated development partnership between the Afghanistan Government and the International Community’.
‘Bilateral Security Agreement’ (Security and Defense Cooperation Agreement between The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the United States of America), 30 September
Agreement between the Afghan and US governments on the terms of security cooperation, allowing US troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014.
Agreement between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on the status of NATO forces and NATO personnel conducting mutually agreed NATO-led activities in Afghanistan, 30 September
Agreement between the Two Campaign Teams Regarding the Structure of the National Unity Government, 21 September
Agreement between Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah on a National Unity Government to break the deadlock over the presidential election results.
Agreement between the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and and Hezb-i Islami of Afghanistan led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, 21 September
Agreement allowing Hekmatyar to return to Afghanistan and recognising his faction as a political party.