The following are the basic points of the Road Map for Peace, issued in the spring of 2003.
Palestinian leadership issues an unequivocal statement reiterating Israel’s right to exist in peace and security and calling for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire to end armed activity. The leadership also undertakes visible efforts on the ground to arrest, disrupt, and restrain individuals and groups conducting and planning violent attacks on Israelis.
Immediate action is taken to devise a credible process to produce a draft constitution for Palestinian statehood based on the concept of a strong parliamentary democracy.
The Israeli leadership issues an unequivocal statement affirming its commitment to the two-state vision of an independent, viable, sovereign Palestinian state.
Israel freezes all settlement activity, including natural growth of existing settlements.
Following Palestinian elections, an international conference is convened to create an independent Palestinian state with provisional borders through a process of Israeli-Palestinian engagement.
A second conference is convened in order to begin the process of reaching conclusive agreements on outstanding permanent status issues, such as borders, Jerusalem, refugees, settlements.