Paying the price: The Sierra Leone peace process
Publication date: 
2000
Accord issue: 
9
Author: 

Dennis Bright describes the implementation of the Lomé Peace Agreement, particularly the shortcomings centred on the profound levels of mistrust between the parties. He describes the workings and problems of various implementation bodies and commissions. He concludes that despite such failures the search for peace can only be take place within the framework of an agreement such as Lomé, and that lessons for future agreements – particularly around confidence-building – must be learnt.