FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSION
AND THE NETWORK FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
This document certifies the Institutional
Cooperation Framework Agreement entered into on the one hand
by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, hereinafter THE
COMMISSION, created through Supreme Decree N° 065-2001-PCM,
complemented by Supreme Decree N° 101-2001-PCM, duly represented
by its President, Salomón Lerner Febres, identified
with DNI N°08771655, appointed to such position by Supreme
Resolution N°330-2001-PCM and authorized by Ministry Resolution
N° 212-2001-PCM to enter into agreements with private sector
entities, with legal domicile on Av. Salaverry 2802, district
of San Isidro, province and department of Lima, and on the
other hand the Network for the Development of Social Sciences
in Peru, hereinafter THE NETWORK, made up by Pontificia Universidad
Católica del Perú, Universidad del Pacífico
and Instituto de Estudios Peruanos and represented by its executive
director Mr. Jorge Bracamonte Allaín, identified with
L.E. N° 06408853, with Legal domicile on Plaza Francia
1164, Lima 1, in the following terms and conditions:
The following are parties to the present
a. Truth and Reconciliation Commission
THE COMMISSION is an institution created through Supreme
Decree N° 065-2001-PCM on June 4th, 2001, aimed at clarifying
the process, facts and responsibilities of terrorist violence
and violation of human rights produced from May 1980 to November
2000, attributable both to terrorist organizations and to
State agents. It also aims at proposing initiatives to strengthen
peace and concord among Peruvians. It promotes national reconciliation,
the rule of law and the strengthening of the constitutional
By virtue of its mandate, the CVR may request cooperation
from public and private institutions and citizens at large
it considers it relevant
b. The Network for the Development of Social Sciences in
The Network is an academic consortium made up by Pontificia
Universidad Católica del Perú, Universidad del
Pacífico and Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, devoted
to promoting the institutional development of social sciences
in Peru and to contribute to the renovation of scientific
knowledge on the most urgent social, political and cultural
of Peruvian society.
SECOND: COMMON INTERESTS
THE COMMISSION and THE NETWORK are the mutual interest
and purpose of going towards national reconciliation
the rule of law and the strengthening of the constitutional
democratic regime. To this end, they agree to join efforts
and develop actions that contribute to reconstruct historical
memory, seeking to build a communication space among
all Peruvians, finding out truth and contributing to reconciliation
THE NETWORK has created a project called “Houses of
house our artistic and cultural expressions of the
period between 1980 and 2000 and to exhibit them in different
places of the
country. The “Network of Houses of Memory in
from citizen initiative to mobilize efforts so as to
institute a symbolic, pedagogic and creative space
can learn to coexist based upon democratic, tolerant
and fair relations.
It is aimed at building a symbolic space of citizen
convergence, from which to convoke the institutions
and forces of
the country to produce a new national narrative based
of diversity and equality of Peruvians.
though its photograph project has been invited to participate
in the pilot project of “Houses of Memory” to
be inaugurated on November 25th in La Casona de San
Marcos and that will be presented in different provinces
Peru until May 31st, 2003.
This agreement is aimed at establishing the conditions in
which THE COMMISSION shall participate in the “Houses
of Memory” project and THE NETWORK’S commitment
in implementing said project in connection with THE COMMISSION.
FOURTH: COMMITMENT OF THE PARTIES
COMMISSION commits itself to:
- Provide as gratuitous bailment
the six (6) black and white billboards measuring 2.10cm x
1.15cm, encapsulated, each
in perfect condition, that follow:
Celestino Ccente, Oscar Medrano, photography, Caretas archive
Complaint for a missing person, Vera Lentz photography.
Policeman funeral, Vera Lentz photography.
Lucio, Cecilia Larrabure photography.
Armed strike, Walter Chiara photography, TAFOS-PUCP archive
Ashaninka woman, Alejandro Balaguer photography.
Printings in A4 sheets are attached to these images, according
to this agreement.
THE NETWORK commits itself to:
- Sensitize the communities where
they work on the need and importance of finding out truth,
the rule of law and redress,
as well as their relationship with the construction of a comprehensive
and sustainable development of the community.
THE COMMISSION’S work through the exhibition
of these billboards.
- Exhibit the billboards
in an appropriate place according to standards pointed
out by THE COMMISSION.
- Use the billboards only the in the
aforementioned project. They can also be shown by the members
the Houses of Memory project, only when said project is to be promoted.
for the custody and conservation of billboards as diligently
and carefully as possible, being liable
for their loss or deterioration produced due to reasons beyond their normal
wear and tear.
- Permit the Commission through the Photograph
Project, to inspect these billboards whenever it deems
- Giving the billboards back in the same condition
they received them on June 1st, 2003.
The reproduction of these billboards
in any means by THE NETWORK is
SIXTH: SPECIFIC AGREEMENTS
Specific agreements can be reached in connection with
the commitments assumed in the preceding clause expanding
or amending their
scopes or on different topics provided that they are related
with the objective of this agreement. These agreements
shall establish their scope, objective, duration, and
SEVENTH: OPERATIONAL COORDINATORS
For the better compliance with this agreement’s objectives,
the following operational coordinators are appointed by the
parties. They will be in charge of coordinating actions so
they are fully complied with.
For THE COMMISSION: Nancy Chapell
For THE NETWORK: Jorge Bracamonte
THE NETWORK commits itself to find funding for developing
Non-compliance of any of the commitments and obligations
assumed by the parties may give way to agreement resolution.
This agreement shall be effective from the date it is signed
and will be effective until THE COMMISSION completes
the task conferred upon it by Supreme Decree Nº 065-2001-PCM,
unless any of the parties communicates the other party in
form and with one month’s notice, its intention
of resolving it.
In conformity with the contents and scope
of this agreement, the parties sign it in original document
and two equally
valid copies in Lima on the 20th day of November 2002.