Core Commitments

The CTSAMM is committed to monitoring the two Parties’ compliance with the PCTSA in five main areas:

  1. The Permanent Ceasefire between the Government and the SPLA/iO and any forces allied to either party which came into effect 72 hours after the signing of the Peace Agreement and encapsulates the provisions of the original CoHA signed in January 2014.
  2. The Cantonment of Troops that must take place in accordance with the PCTSA the Parties agreed to separation, assembly and cantonment of their forces. The agreement specifically mentions troops in Juba, Jonglei, Unity and Upper Nile States, but this provision applies to all states.
  3. The Withdrawal for Foreign Troops allied to either Party to the Peace Agreement. This does not apply to the Ugandan Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) in Western Equatoria State due to their previous commitment to fighting the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in the area.
  4. The Disarmament, Demobilization and Repatriation of all allied non-state actors including the Sudanese Revolutionary Forces is also to occur.
  5. Eventually the two forces will be unified into one army under the supervision of the Strategic Defense and Security Review Board which will comprise of representatives from all the Parties to the Peace Agreement.

The CTSAMM works in an impartial, professional and thorough manner to investigate alleged breaches of the Agreement on the basis of credible information, complaints submitted by the parties and others and is also working for the betterment of the people of South Sudan, in support of the peace process, and in accordance with agreements, national laws & international law.