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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
Database - Record for : Treaty of Peace between the State of Israel and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Record 600

Country :


Agreement Title/Name:
Treaty of Peace between the State of Israel and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Year :
Date Signed :

26 October 1994

Summary :

Parties commit to peaceful relations between them; affirm boundary delimited in appendix and commit to agree in 9 months a maritime boundary concerning the gulf of aquaba; commiting to regional framework for peace, recognising the achievements of the EU and CSCE and commit themselves to the creation, in the Middle East, of a CSCME (Conference on Security and Co-operation in the Middle East).

Parties :
Israel, Jordan
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
art. 9 parties to give free access to places of historical and religious significance and to promote interfaith relations
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 :
5. Parties commit (b). without prejudice to the basic rights of freedom of expression and association, to take necessary and effective measures to prevent the entry, presence and co-operation in their territory of any group or organisation, and their infrastructure, which threatens the security of the other Party by the use of or incitement to the use of, violent means. Art. 11 parties to abstain from hostile or discriminatory propaganda against each other, without prejudice to rights contained in the ICCPR
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
Not Applicable
Refugees/Land :
art. 8 parties commit to address refugee/IDP problems on bilateral and quadripartite level (incl. also Egypt and Palestinians) and to implement relevant UN frameworks
Civil Society :
art. 10. The Parties, wishing to remove biases developed through periods of conflict, recognise the desirability of cultural and scientific exchanges in all fields, and agree to establish normal cultural relations between them.
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Art. 6 parties commit to agree rightful allocation of water between them, with implementation details in Annex II. Art. 7 parties agree to unimpeded economic relations between them (lifting trade barriers); Art. 13. parties to cooperate in transportation and roads; art. 14. freedom of navigation and access to ports. Art. 15. civil aviation, 16. posts and telecommunications, 17. tourism, 18. environment, 19. energy, 20. rift valley development; 21. health, 22 agriculture, 23. Aqaba and Eliat to cooperate in joint development
Enforcement Mechanism :
Art. 4.b. parties commit to establish Conference on Security and Co-operation in the Middle East; Art.4. 6. Any question as to the implementation of this Article will be dealt with through a mechanism of consultations which will include a liaison system, verification, supervision, and where necessary, other mechanisms, and higher level consultation. The details of the mechanism of consultations will be contained in an agreement to be concluded by the Parties within 3 months of the exchange of the instruments of ratification of this Treaty. Art. 24. parties agree to establish Commission for mutual settlemtn of all financial claims. Art. 25. 6. Subject to Article 103 of the United Nations Charter, in the event of a conflict between the obligations of the Parties under the present Treaty and any of their other obligations, the obligations under this Treaty will be binding and implemented. Art. 26 parties undertake to pass implementing legislation of these commitements, and to terminate any inconsistent international commitments, within 3 months. Art. 29 Settlement of disputes - first by negotiation; of not possible, by arbitration; Art. 30 treat to be transmitted to UNSG for registration in accordance with provision of art. 102 of UN Charter.
International Community :
agmt witnessed by Bill Clinton, US President
UN Involvement :
art. 8 parties agree to implement relevant UN frameworks in addressing refugee problems; Art. 30 treat to be transmitted to UNSG for registration in accordance with provision of art. 102 of UN Charter.
Source :
Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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