The Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) Joint Commission held its second meeting on 15 October 2012 in Khartoum. The meeting was chaired by the African Union-United Nations Acting Joint Special Representative and Joint Chief Mediator, Ms. Aichatou S. Mindaoudou, and was attended by the signatories to the DDPD, the Government of Sudan and the Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM).
The commission, strongly urged the parties to continue to demonstrate commitment and flexibility towards reaching an agreement on the way forward in the interest of security, stability, and peace in Darfur.
The commission decided that the parties, under the supervision of the Ceasefire Commission, should conclude the verification exercise in areas not verified, and conduct a desk review of the outcomes by 15 November 2012.
On the issue of Disarmament and Disbandment of Militia Groups in Darfur, the Commission noted that the Government of Sudan had submitted a comprehensive plan as stipulated by the DDPD, and further noted that the Chairperson of the CFC has duly reviewed and returned the plan to government of Sudan for some modifications.
The commission commended the parties for their spirit of cooperation and commitment to peace in Darfur and encouraged them to ensure the full and timely implementation of the provisions related to the Permanent Ceasefire and Final Security Arrangements in the interest of peace, security and development in Darfur.