The Multilateral Negotiations- Diagram
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Inaugurated at the
MOSCOW CONFERENCE
January 1992

Steering Committee
Working Groups
Water Refugees Environment Regional Economic Development Arms Control & Regional Security
Key Projects

  • Desalination research & technology center in Muscat
  • Wastewater treatment facilities at several Mideast sites
  • Regional training program for water personnel
  • Enhancement of water data availability
  • Human Resources: training courses for refugees
  • Child Welfare: programs to assist refugee children
  • Social & Economic Infrastructure: rehabilitation and housing for refugees
  • Public Health: regional laboratory for refugee medical case
  • Gulf of Aqaba/Eilat: regional oil spill emergency centers
  • Environment management: workshops, databanks, studies
  • Desertification: projects to address natural resource degradation
  • Bahrain Code of Conduct for the Middle East
  • Aqaba-Eilat- Sinai highway
  • Hydroelectric project study of Dead Sea-Red Sea and Dead Sea – Mediterranean canals
  • Linking regional electricity grids
  • Regional veterinary services
  • Middle East- Mediterranean Travel & Tourism Association (MEMTTA)
  • Crisis Prevention Center
  • Regional Security Center
  • Arms Control data bank
  • Naval exercise and conference of regional naval officers
  • Dates of Multilateral Meetings
    Steering Committee Chair: Meetings:
    US, Russia Moscow
    Lisbon
    London
    Moscow
    Tokyo
    Tabarka
    Moscow
    Jan’92
    May ’92
    Dec ’92
    Jul ’93
    Dec ’93
    Jul ’94
    Jan 2000
    Working Groups
    Water Gavelholder: Meetings:
    US Vienna
    Washington
    Geneva
    Beijing
    Muscat
    Athens
    Amman
    May ’92
    Sep ’92
    May ’93
    Oct ’93
    Apr ’94
    Nov ’94
    Jun ’95
    Refugees Gavelholder: Meetings:
    Canada Ottawa
    Ottawa
    Oslo
    Tunis
    Cairo
    Turkey
    Geneva
    May ’92
    Nov ’92
    May ’93
    Oct ’93
    May ’94
    Dec ’94
    Nov ’95
    Environment Gavelholder: Meetings:
    Japan Tokyo
    The Hague
    Tokyo
    Cairo
    The Hague
    Bahrain
    Amman
    May ’92
    Oct ’92
    May ’93
    Nov ’93
    Apr ’94
    Oct ’94
    Jun ’95
    Regional Economic Development Gavelholder: Meetings:
    EU Brussels
    Paris
    Rome
    Copenhagen Rabat
    Bonn
    May ’92
    Oct ’92
    May ’93
    Nov ’93
    Jun ’94
    Jan ’95
    Arms Control & Regional Security Gavelholder: Meetings:
    US, Russia Washington
    Moscow
    Washington
    Moscow
    Doha
    Tunis
    May ’92
    Sep ’92
    May ’93
    Dec ’93
    Apr ’94
    Dec’ 94

    Participants in Multilateral Talks
    Co- sponsors Regional Participants Arab States Participating States Others
    United States
    Russia
    Israel
    Jordan
    Palestinians
    Egypt
    SaudiArabia
    UAE
    Oman
    Kuwait
    Bahrain
    Mauritania
    Qatar
    Yemen
    Morocco
    Algeria
    Tunisia
    Japan
    Italy
    France
    Germany
    Ireland
    Great Britain
    Canada
    Australia
    Belgium
    Netherlands
    Luxemburg
    Finland
    Sweden
    Norway
    Denmark
    India
    China
    Greece
    Turkey
    Spain
    Portugal
    Switzerland
    Austria
    Hungary
    Romania
    Rep.of Korea
    U.N./UNDP
    World Bank
    EU