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Database - Record for : The Sharm El Sheikh Memorandumon: Implementation Timeline of Outstanding Commitments of Agreements Signed and the Resumption of Permanent Status Negotiations
Record 593

Country :

Israel/PLO

Agreement Title/Name:
The Sharm El Sheikh Memorandumon: Implementation Timeline of Outstanding Commitments of Agreements Signed and the Resumption of Permanent Status Negotiations
Year :
1999
Date Signed :

4 September 1999

Summary :

parties commit to resume permanent status negotiations in an accelerated manner


Parties :
Israel, PLO
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
1. parties commit to resume permanent status negotiations in an accelerated manner, securing a Framework agmt on permanent status within 5 months and a comprehensive agmt within one year; 10. Recognizing the necessity to create a positive environment for the negotiations, neither side shall initiate or take any step that will change the status of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip in accordance with the Interim Agreement.
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Not Applicable
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
3. Release of Prisoners The two Sides shall establish a joint committee that shall follow-up on matters related to release of Palestinian prisoners. The Government of Israel shall release Palestinian and other prisoners who committed their offences prior to September 13, 1993, and were arrested prior to May 4, 1994. The Joint Committee shall agree on the names of those who will be released in the first two stages. Those
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
Not Applicable
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
Not Applicable
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
Not Applicable
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
4. Committees The Third Further Redeployment Committee shall commence its activities not later than September 13, 1999; The Monitoring and Steering Committee, all Interim Committees (i.e. CAC, JEC, JSC, legal committee, people to people), as well as Wye River Memorandum committees shall resume and/or continue their activity, as the case may be, not later than September 13, 1999. The Monitoring and Steering Committee will have on its agenda, inter alia, the Year 2000, Donor/PA projects in Area C, and the issue of industrial estates; The Continuing Committee on displaced persons shall resume its activity on October 1, 1999 (Article XXVII, Interim Agreement); Not later than October 30, 1999, the two Sides will implement the recommendations of the Ad-hoc Economic Committee (article III-6, WRM).
International Community :
Witnessed by For the Arab Republic of Egypt, For the United States of America, For the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; 9. The two Sides call upon the international donor community to enhance its commitment and financial support to the Palestinian economic development and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
UN Involvement :
Source :
Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs


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