The Madrid Framework- Diagram
 GUIDE TO THE MIDEAST PEACE PROCESS
  CONTENTS | MADRID | BILATERAL | MULTILATERAL | FRUITS | FUTURE   The Madrid Framework

Inaugurated at the
MADRID CONFERENCE

October 30 – November 1, 1991

BILATERAL NEGOTIATIONS
Israel- Palestinians Israel- Jordan Israel- Syria Israel- Lebanon
Interim Self- Government Arrangements for 5 years
Permanent Status Peace Treaty Signed: Oct 26, 1994 Peace Treaty Peace Treaty

  • The purpose of the bilateral negotiations is to resolve the conflicts of the past.
  • The goal of the talks with the Arab states is to conclude bilateral peace treaties.
  • The talks with the Palestinians are aimed at achieving a settlement in two stages, over five years.

MULTILATERAL NEGOTIATIONS
Steering Committee
Working Groups
Economic Cooperation & Development Environment Water Refugees Arms Control & Regional Security

  • The purpose of the multilateral talks is to build the Middle East of the future.
  • Issues of regional ocncern are discussed in a forum which fosters cooperation and builds confidence between the parties.