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Guatemala

On a typically beautiful October morning, as distant volcanoes peeked through white clouds in a blue sky,
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AMERICAS

The United Nations Verification Mission in Guatemala (MINUGUA) carried out a range of post-conflict peace-building activities in that country and continued to verify compliance with the peace agreements reached in 1996. Implementation of the agreements continues to face numerous obstacles, and pending commitments have been rescheduled until the end of 2004. In a context of increasing polarization, MINUGUA has encouraged political alliances around the peace agenda in order to foster cooperation between the Government and civil society. In Haiti, after the mandate of the International Civilian Support Mission ended on 6 February 2001, the United Nations put in place a comprehensive transition programme coordinated by the United Nations Development Programme emphasizing human rights, consensus-building and conflict reduction, with strong civil society participation.

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