The Commission acknowledges the desire by the international community to bring conflicts to an end and quickly restore peace in countries savaged by conflict.
This desire should not result in quick-fix solutions in which countries are rushed into concluding peace agreements.
The Commission believes that the international community forced the Abidjan Peace Agreement on the government of Sierra Leone.
Rather than bringing peace, this ill-conceived agreement facilitated the escalation of the conflict.
- PARAGRAPH 419 OF VOLUME 2 OF SIERRA LEONE’S TRUTH & RECONCILIATION COMMISSION REPORT
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