5+5 JMC and DDR Working Group meetings held in Tunis

Nov 7, 2023 | International actors

On 7 November, under the chairmanship of UN Envoy Abdoulaye Bathily, a meeting of the 5+5 JMC (Joint Military Committee) started in Tunis together with the chairs of the Berlin Conference Security Working Group.

The meeting continued until 9 November without Bathily and the other international representatives. The main topic was the evaluation of the JMC’s work in implementing the provisions of the Geneva Ceasefire Agreement of 23 October 2020.

On 10 November, a meeting of the Disarmament, Demobilization, Reintegration (DDR) Working Group took place in Tunis with the participation of official representatives from the East and the West under the leadership of UNSMIL. Recommendations were developed, such as the involvement of community leaders in conflict prevention, mediation in conflicts and the demilitarization of residential areas.