Round 15 – Tel Aviv, February 2012

The Mind of Peace Experiment
A small-scale Israeli-Palestinian public negotiating congress
February 24-5, 2012
ZOA House – Tel-Aviv

Agreement 1: Trust Building Measures

Recognition – The two delegations agree that Israelis and Palestinians have the right to live in peace, security, and independence.

Peace education – The two sides will stop any incitement against each other. They will work to promote the culture of peace in the two societies.

Freedom of movement
• Major checkpoints within the West Bank will be removed immediately according to a joint decision by the Israeli and Palestinian security forces.
• The rest of the checkpoints will be removed according to the progress in the negotiations and security considerations. The goal is to reach a final peace agreement within half a year.
• During the interim period the remaining checkpoints will be monitored jointly by Israelis and Palestinians.
• The Palestinians will take responsibility on the evacuated area. The Israeli security forces will not enter the evacuated area without coordination with the Palestinian authorities. The Palestinian security forces will prevent any attacks on Israelis and Israeli security forces will prevent any attacks on the Palestinians.
• In case of a violent episode, the two sides will condemn the event. The security forces of the two sides will bring the offenders to justice.

Settlements – During the negotiations, expected to end within five months, Israel will freeze any building activities in settlements within the West Bank, except for humanitarian needs.

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The Mind of Peace Experiment
A small-scale Israeli-Palestinian public negotiating congress
February 24-5, 2012
ZOA House – Tel-Aviv

Agreement 2: Peace Agreement

Solution – The solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is two states for the two people.

Borders (not including Jerusalem) – In principle, the borders between the two states is the 1967 cease fire line.

– The two sides agree on certain borders modification and exchanging land. The lands swap will decided by Israeli and Palestinian experts according to the following guidelines:

• This discussion includes only three major settlement blocks: Ariel, Gush Etzion and Ma’ale Adumim. Certain Israeli settlements in this area will remain under Israeli sovereignty. In return, Israel will give the Palestinians the same amount of land in quantity and quality. The rest of the Israeli settlements are going to be evacuated.
• The continuity of the land in the new Palestinian state will be kept.
• Israeli citizens in the remaining settlements will not be permitted to carry weapon, unless they got license like every other Israeli citizen.
• Israel will build a corridor to connect Gaza and the West Bank.
• In case that the experts cannot reach a decision, they will present their conclusions to a people’s assembly and the people will decide.

Jerusalem – East and West Jerusalem will become a joint Israeli-Palestinian municipality.
– The united Jerusalem will be the capital of the Israeli state and the new Palestinian state.
– The details how to implement this special arrangement (joint municipality) will be discussed and negotiated by experts of the two sides.

Refugees – 100,000 Palestinian refugees will be permitted to settle in Israel within 20 years in quantities of 5000 people per year.
– The rest of the refugees will be able to go back to the new Palestinian state.
– Refugees that will choose to stay in their places will be able to receive monetary compensation for lost of land from Israel and the international community.

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