A question of sovereignty: The Georgia–Abkhazia peace process
Publication date: 
1999
Accord issue: 
7
Author: 

Greg Hansen discusses issues of displacement and return in the Georgia-Abkhazia conflict, including the reasons for the humanitarian impasse, the effects of prolonged displacement, the Mingrelian factor, and the issue of impunity. He considers the implications of return and the security and reconstruction measures needed, concluding by warning of the huge challenges to a safe, orderly and sustainable return.