Peace Commissioner


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Peace Commissioner

in the Irish Republic, a person appointed by the government to an office giving powers and duties such as signing summonses and warrants, administering oaths and taking declarations. They have no judicial functions.
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Fellow peace commissioner James Gough, McAuley's main supporter, says: "To be appointed a commissioner for oaths he needed six solicitors and six local and trusted business persons to verify his integrity and character.
Government peace commissioner Gomez has stressed the deal does not mean the state accepts the FARC as a legitimate opposing army - a move that could technically open the way for foreign governments to grant diplomatic recognition to the FARC and even sponsor the rebels.
The EZLN reacted angrily to the approval of the watered- down bill, immediately instructing its chief negotiator Fernando Yanez Munoz, also known as Comandante German, to refrain from any further contact with the government's Chiapas Peace Commissioner Luis H.
The morning after Americas Insider went to press last week, Colombian Peace Commissioner Camilo Gomez and the International Red Cross confirmed that a wounded guerrilla had been evacuated to Cuba for medical treatment.
Peace Commissioner and Labour councillor Steve Wren said: "I have had various discussions with members of all ranks of the Garda and those in the justice system over the last six months.
Luis Carlos Restrepo, Colombia's peace commissioner, received a similar proposal last week, Uribe said.
The aim is to completely dismantle the AUC by year's end, government Peace Commissioner Luis Carlos Restrepo said in a speech.
As of this moment, President Fox has a secure, trustworthy, and discreet means to promote a dialogue between the Peace Commissioner and the EZLN," said Esther during her address.
Government peace commissioner Luis Carlos Restrepo said the government would only accept the release of all the hostages at the same time.
Formal negotiations fell apart in 1996, when President Ernesto Zedillo refused to recognize the San Andres accords negotiated by his own peace commissioner (see SourceMex, 1996-02-21).
Peace commissioner Luis Carlos Restrepo told reporters that the decision was not "throwing a blanket of impunity over crimes committed" in the country.
Alvarez, the founder of COCOPA, has been mentioned as a likely candidate to assume the role of Chiapas peace commissioner.
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