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Recognizing the essential contribution of the transitional justice mechanisms referred to in [peace agreement] to the promotion of a durable peace in [affected country] and accountability for human rights abuses and violations, noting the gradual progress achieved in the operationalization of [specific transitional justice mechanism], stressing the need for the Government to extend its mandate beyond [month/ year], welcoming the establishment of [international investigative body], in accordance with the Agreement, and encouraging its operationalization,

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Stressing that the fight against impunity and to ensure accountability for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and other egregious crimes has been strengthened through the work on and prosecution of these crimes in the national and international criminal justice system, ad hoc and mixed tribunals as well as specialized chambers in national tribunals,

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Takes note of the steps taken by [regional organization] towards the setting up of [ad hoc jurisdiction] as provided for under [political agreement], as well as the work done to date by the UN, welcomes [regional organization]’s formal invitation for the UN to provide technical assistance towards the setting up of [ad hoc jurisdiction], and requests the Secretary-General to continue to make available technical assistance to [relevant organ of regional organization] and to [Government of affected country] in setting up [ad hoc jurisdiction] and for the implementation of other aspects of [relevant chapter of political agreement], including with regard to the establishment of [transitional justice mechanism];

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... welcoming ... the progressive operationalization of [special national jurisdiction] to investigate and prosecute serious crimes committed in [affected country], and recalling the importance of continuous support of the international community to this process pursued by [affected country] authorities,

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Welcoming steps initiated by [Government of affected country] in establishing transitional justice mechanisms to ensure accountability for past crimes and reparation for victims while promoting national reconciliation,

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[op. 2] Requests the Secretary-General to establish an Investigative Team, headed by a Special Adviser, to support domestic efforts to hold [armed group] accountable by collecting, preserving, and storing evidence in [affected country] of acts that may amount to war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide committed by [armed group] in [affected country], to the highest possible standards, which should be addressed by [terms of reference for the investigative team], to ensure the broadest possible use before national courts, and complementing investigations being carried out by [affected country’s] authorities, or investigations carried out by authorities in third countries at their request; [op. 10] Calls on all other States to cooperate with [Security Council-established ad hoc investigative mechanism] including through mutual arrangements on legal assistance, where necessary and appropriate, and in particular to provide it with any relevant information as appropriate they may possess pertaining to its mandate under this resolution; [op. 14] Calls on States, and regional and intergovernmental organizations, to contribute funds, equipment and services to [Security Council-established ad hoc investigative mechanism] including the offer of expert personnel ...

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Further authorises [UN Mission] to pursue the following tasks of its mandate, ... (e) Support for national and international justice, the fight against impunity, and the rule of law ... (vii) To provide technical assistance to [affected country’s] Authorities in partnership with other international partners, to support the operationalization of [ad hoc national jurisdiction established to try individuals suspected of having committed criminal acts in the context of conflict in affected country] consistent with [affected country’s] laws and jurisdiction and in line with [affected country’s] international humanitarian law and international human rights law obligations, with the aim of supporting the extension of State authority; (viii) To provide technical assistance, in partnership with other international partners, and capacity building for [affected country’s] authorities, in order to facilitate the functioning of [ad hoc national jurisdiction established to judge individuals suspected of having committed criminal acts in the context of conflict in affected country], in particular in the areas of investigations, arrests, detention, criminal and forensic analysis, evidence collection and storage, recruitment and selection of personnel, court management, prosecution strategy and case development and the establishment of a legal aid system, as appropriate, as well as, to provide security for magistrates, including at the premises and proceedings of [ad hoc national jurisdiction established to judge individuals suspected of having committed criminal acts in the context of conflict in affected country], and take measures for the protection of victims and witnesses, in line with [affected country’s] international human rights obligations, including with respect to fair trials, and due process; (ix) To assist in the coordination and mobilization of bilateral and multilateral support to the operationalization and functioning of [ad hoc national jurisdiction established to judge individuals suspected of having committed criminal acts in the context of conflict in affected country];

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Decides that [UN Mission]’s mandate shall include the following priority tasks: (a) Support to the implementation of [peace agreement] ... (iii) To support the implementation of the reconciliation and justice measures of [peace agreement], ... including with respect to the establishment and operations of an international commission of inquiry, in consultation with the parties, and support the operationalization of [transitional justice body];

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Emphasizes the importance of the work conducted by [specific transitional justice and reparation mechanisms], to lasting reconciliation in [affected country], encourages [Government of affected country] to publish the final report and recommendations of [specific transitional justice and reparation mechanism] to contribute to such reconciliation, welcomes the work of [specific transitional justice and reparation mechanism], and encourages the Government to continue to provide it with the support it needs to conduct its investigations;

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... appreciates [act from relevant body of regional organization] in which [relevant body of regional organization] requested that [competent authority of regional organization] take all necessary steps towards the establishment of [ad hoc jurisdiction], which will have jurisdiction over serious crimes committed through the end of the transitional period ... The Security Council also calls for implementation of the other mechanisms outlined in [relevant chapter of peace agreement], including [specific transitional justice mechanism].

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... calls upon all the authorities in [affected country] to fully cooperate with [Security Council-established ad hoc international criminal tribunal] ... in order to complete its work and facilitate the closure of the Tribunal as expeditiously as possible;

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[op. 29] Requests the Secretary-General to make available technical assistance for the implementation of [specific part of political agreement], including in the setting up of [hybrid court contemplated by political agreement to investigate acts that may constitute violations of international law and national laws committed in the context of the conflict in affected country and prosecute those suspected of being responsible], ... and including with regard to the establishment of [specific transitional justice mechanism]; [op. 30] Requests the Secretary-General to report to the Security Council within six months from the date of adoption of this resolution on the technical assistance provided consistent with [paragraph of resolution] with respect to [specific part of political agreement], including the [hybrid court for affected country contemplated by the political agreement], and invites [relevant regional organization] to share information on progress made with the Secretary-General to inform his report, and expresses the Security Council’s intention at that time to assess the work that has been done in the establishment of the hybrid court, in line with international standards;

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Requests further that after the Security Council has authorised [mechanism to identify individuals, entities, groups, or governments who were perpetrators, organisers, sponsors or otherwise involved in the use of chemicals as weapons in affected country] that the United Nations Secretary-General, in coordination with the OPCW Director-General, undertake without delay the steps, measures, and arrangements necessary for the speedy establishment and full functioning of [the mechanism], including recruiting impartial and experienced staff with relevant skills and expertise in accordance with Terms of Reference and notes due regard should be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide of a geographical basis as is practicable

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... encouraging the publication by the Government of [affected country] of the final report and recommendations provided by [national reconciliation mechanism], welcoming the establishment of [national commission for reparation to victims of conflict in affected country], encouraging the full implementation of its mandate, and underlining the importance of including all [nationals of affected country] in the reconciliation process at the national and local levels

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Welcoming in this regard [national authorities]’ efforts, in particular the adoption of the relevant legislation, to establish a Special Criminal Court within the national judicial system, with jurisdiction over serious violations of human rights and of international humanitarian law, consistent with [affected country]’s international humanitarian law and international human rights law obligations

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Recognizing the work of [regional commission of inquiry] in investigating and documenting violations as well as abuses of international human rights law and international humanitarian law in [affected country], anticipating with interest its findings and recommendations, encouraging the public release of its final report as soon as possible, and welcoming the further engagement of [regional organization] to ensure justice and accountability, as well as healing and reconciliation for [affected country]

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Welcomes the establishment of the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission on [date], and calls on the [national] authorities to take the necessary steps to ensure the neutrality, impartiality, transparency and independence of the Commission and to enable it to commence its work to benefit all [people of affected country] as soon as possible

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Calls upon the Government of [affected country] to work with international partners and [UN Mission] for the establishment of transitional justice mechanisms, including a credible and consensual Truth and Reconciliation Commission to help foster an effective reconciliation of all [nationals of the affected country] and durable peace in [affected country], in accordance with ... [relevant Security Council resolution] as well as the [peace agreement]

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Underscoring the importance of transitional justice mechanisms in promoting lasting reconciliation among all the people of [affected country], taking note that no significant progress has been made towards the establishment of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission since the draft law was submitted to Parliament ..., and recalling in this context the commitment of the Government of [affected country] to establishing transitional justice mechanisms consistent with ... [relevant] Security Council resolution ... as well as [relevant peace agreement]

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Requests that the Secretary-General rapidly establish an international commission of inquiry for an initial period of one year, including experts in both international humanitarian law and human rights law, in order immediately to investigate reports of violations of international humanitarian law, international human rights law and abuses of human rights in [the affected country] by all parties since [date], to compile information, to help identify the perpetrators of such violations and abuses, point to their possible criminal responsibility and to help ensure that those responsible are held accountable, and calls on all parties to cooperate fully with such a commission

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Expressing concern about the violent events of [date] and welcoming the Government ...’s establishment of a Special Independent Commission of Inquiry to investigate the events and determine the facts and circumstances through independent and impartial proceedings that meet international standards, in order to hold accountable those responsible,

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Calls upon all parties to fully cooperate with the independent international commission of inquiry put in place by the Human Rights Council [date] to investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the allegations of serious abuses and violations of human rights committed in [the affected country] ..., and requests the Secretary-General to transmit this report to the Security Council and other relevant international bodies

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Decides that all States shall cooperate fully with the [ad hoc judicial mechanism] ... and that consequently all States shall take any measures necessary under their domestic law to implement the provisions of the ... resolution [instituting the ad hoc judicial mechanism] and the Statute of the Mechanism, including the obligation of States to comply with requests for assistance or orders issued by the Mechanism pursuant to its Statute;

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Recalls that accountability for ... serious crimes must be ensured by taking measures at the national level, and by enhancing international cooperation in support of national mechanisms, draws attention to the full range of justice and reconciliation mechanisms to be considered, including national, international and “mixed” criminal courts and tribunals, and truth and reconciliation commissions, as well as national reparation programs for victims and institutional reforms; and underlines the Security Council’s role in ending impunity.

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Emphasizes the responsibility of States to end impunity and to prosecute those responsible for genocide, crimes against humanity and serious violations of international humanitarian law, affirms the possibility, to this end, of using the International Fact-Finding Commission established by Article 90 of the First Additional Protocol to the Geneva Conventions ...

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