Addendum to the UN-RGC Agreement Enters into Force

Following approval by the United Nations General Assembly (A/RES/75/257B), promulgation by His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni and signing of the Instrument of Ratification by the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC), the Addendum to the UN-RGC Agreement on the Extraordinary Chambers has entered into force.

The Addendum, whose full title is Addendum to the Agreement between the United Nations and the Royal Government of Cambodia concerning the prosecution under Cambodian law of crimes committed during the period of Democratic Kampuchea on the Transitional Arrangements and the Completion of Work of the Extraordinary Chambers, confers the Extraordinary Chambers with a residual mandate including supervising the enforcement of sentences; witness and victim protection; maintenance, preservation and management of the ECCC archives; and dissemination of information to the public as well as monitoring of the enforcement of reparations awarded to Civil Parties as required, among other functions.

The residual functions will commence upon the completion of judicial proceedings for an initial period of three years.

The Addendum can be found on the ECCC website at:

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