This database lists all agreements included on the main PA-X database that deal in some way with local issues, involve local actors, and deal with forms of local/communal violent conflict. Agreements span the 1990 to mid-2020 period, with global coverage, forming a collection of 286 local agreements, 26 of which are new in this release of PA-X Local. PA-X Local only includes agreements for which we could obtain a text, and is therefore neither exhaustive of all local negotiation practices, nor clearly representative of them, nor of the range of armed actors and groups involved in local agreement-making. While it is likely to therefore reflect some processes more than others, it forms a useful qualitative tool for beginning to understand local processes and is the only database that we know of to currently do this.
Bell, Christine; Adhikari, Monalisa; Badanjak, Sanja; Beaujouan, Juline; Distrotti, Margherita; Epple, Tim; Forster, Robert; Wilson, Robert; and Wise, Laura (2020). PA-X Local Peace Agreements Database and Dataset, Version 1. 1990-2019 [dataset]. University of Edinburgh. School of Law. Political Settlements Research Programme. www.peaceagreements.org/lsearch