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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
Database - Record for : The Washington Declaration
Record 597

Country :


Agreement Title/Name:
The Washington Declaration
Year :
Date Signed :

26 July 1994

Summary :

Affirms a common commitment to peace. Affirms the Common Agenda programmes and takes steps to further normalise relations between Israel and Jordan.

Parties :
Israel, Jordan
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Israel respects the present special role of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in Muslim Holy shrines in Jerusalem. When negotiations on the permanent status will take place, Israel will give high priority to the Jordanian historic role in these shrines. In addition the two sides have agreed to act together to promote interfaith relations among the three monotheistic religions.
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Not Applicable
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
Not Applicable
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
Not Applicable
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
Not Applicable
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
F. 6. The police forces of Jordan and Israel will cooperate in combating crime with emphasis on smuggling and particularly drug smuggling. The United States will be invited to participate in this joint endeavour.
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
F. parties agree to series of bilateral economic measures of cooperation
Enforcement Mechanism :
International Community :
mediated by Bill Clinton US President
UN Involvement :
Source :
Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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