Historical Documents

The Sharm el-Sheikh Memorandum on Implementation Timeline of Outstanding Commitments of Agreements
Government of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization

The Sharm el-Sheikh Memorandum on Implementation Timeline of Outstanding Commitments of Agreements

The Sharm el-Sheikh Memorandum was signed by representatives of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization after meetings in Egypt, and was aimed at re-emphasizing the commitment of both sides to carry out the provisions of previous signed agreements - namely the Oslo Accords of 1993/1995 and the Wye River Memorandum of 1998 - and to work towards a final status agreement to end the conflict.

on September 25, 2005
1998 Wye River Memorandum
The Government of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)

1998 Wye River Memorandum

The Wye River Memorandum was a political agreement negotiated to implement the earlier Interim Agreement of 28 September, 1995 brokered by the US between Israel and the Palestinian Authority completed on October 23, 1998. It was signed by Benjamin Netanyahu and Yasser Arafat. It was negotiated at Wye River, MD and signed at the White House with President Bill Clinton as the official witness.

on September 10, 2005
UNSC Resolution 1073 on the situation in the Occupied Territories and construction in Jerusalem
United Nations Security Council

UNSC Resolution 1073 on the situation in the Occupied Territories and construction in Jerusalem

This Security Council resolution expressed extreme concern at the situation in the Occupied Territories, including Israeli plans for construction of a tunnel in the Old City of Jerusalem, clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian police and other "tragic events" in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

on September 7, 2005
1996 Amendments to PLO Charter
Palestine National Council

1996 Amendments to PLO Charter

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has been the embodiment of the Palestinian national movement. It is a broad national front, or an umbrella organization, comprised of numerous organizations of the resistance movement, political parties, popular organizations, and independent personalities and figures from all sectors of life.

on September 5, 2005
1995 Interim Accords (Oslo II)
Government of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)

1995 Interim Accords (Oslo II)

Interim Agreement on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip or Israeli-Palestinian Interim Agreement, or simply the Interim Agreement, also known as Oslo 2 (or Oslo II), and alternately known as Taba, was a key and complex agreement about the future of the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.

on August 25, 2005
1994 Gaza-Jericho Agreement
Government of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)

1994 Gaza-Jericho Agreement

Officially called Agreement on the Gaza Strip and the Jericho Area, the The Gaza–Jericho Agreement was a follow-up treaty to the Oslo I Accord in which details of Palestinian autonomy were agreed upon. The agreement is commonly known as the 1994 Cairo Agreement and was signed 4 May 1994

on August 23, 2005