CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 6(e) OF THE COMPREHENSIVE PEACE IN SUDAN ACT OF 2004 (PUBLIC LAW 108-497), AS AMENDED BY THE DARFUR PEACE AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2006 (PUBLIC LAW 109-344)

Pursuant to section 6(e) of the Comprehensive Peace in Sudan Act of 2004 (Public Law 108-497), as amended by the Darfur Peace and Accountability Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-344), I hereby certify that the Government of Sudan has taken demonstrable steps to:  (A) ensure that the armed forces of Sudan and any associated militias are not committing atrocities or obstructing human rights monitors or the provision of humanitarian assistance; (B) demobilize and disarm militias supported or created by the Government of Sudan; (C) allow full and unfettered humanitarian assistance to all regions of Sudan, including the Darfur region; (D) allow an international commission of inquiry to conduct an investigation of atrocities in the Darfur region, in a manner consistent with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1564 (September 18, 2004), to investigate reports of violations of international humanitarian law and human rights law in the Darfur region by all parties, to determine also whether or not acts of genocide have occurred and to identify the perpetrators of such violations with a view to ensuring that those responsible are held accountable; (E) cooperate fully with the African Union, the United Nations, and all other observer, monitoring, and protection missions mandated to operate in Sudan; (F) permit the safe and voluntary return of displaced persons and refugees to their homes and rebuild the communities destroyed in the violence; and (G) implement the final agreements reached in the Naivasha peace process and install a new coalition government based on the Nairobi Declaration on the Final Phase of Peace in the Sudan signed on June 5, 2004.

The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to publish this Certification in the Federal Register, along with the accompanying Memorandum of Justification.

DONALD J. TRUMP

THE WHITE HOUSE,
October 26, 2020.