United Nations Verification Mission in Guatemala: First report of the United Nations Verification Mission in Guatemala
This volume comprises reports filed in response to General Assembly Resolutions 51/198 A and 51/198 B, dated December 17, 1996 and March 27, 1997, respectively. The General Assembly resolved to extend the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Verification of Human Rights and Compliance with Commitment to the Comprehensive Agreement on Human Rights in Guatemala (MINUGUA) until March 31, 1997. Then, until March 31, 1998, to ensure compliance with the agreement struck by the Guatemalan government and Unidad Revolucionaria Nacional Guatemalteca (URNG). In this book, the General Assembly also resolved that, in accordance with its new mandate, the Mission's name would be changed to the United Nations Verification Mission in Guatemala, with the abbreviation "MINUGUA" kept, and requested me to keep it fully informed of the resolution's implementation.