The Beilin-Abu Mazen and Beilin-Eitan Plans both set out guidelines for the resolution
of the refugee issue.
Beilin-Abu Mazen Plan: Under this reported proposal, Palestinians who fled in 1948 and
1967 would not return to their homes if they were inside present-day Israel. Refugees from
the areas under Palestinian sovereignty would be permitted to resettle in the future
Beilin-Eitan Plan: This contains a complete five-point plan on refugees and displaced
Recognition of the State of Israel's right to prevent the entry of Palestinian
refugees into its sovereign territory.
The admission and limitations for refugee entrance into the Palestinian entity will
be determined during final status negotiations, in the context of discussions on Israeli
An international organization will be created, with Israel playing a central role,
with the goal of financing and carrying out compensation and rehabilitation projects for
refugees in their current locations. The body will also address Israeli claims for
reparations for Jewish refugees from Arab nations.
Israel and the Palestinian entity, within their individual boundaries, will
rehabilitate the refugees, repeal their refugee status, and make arrangements for housing
and employment (with the assistance of international aid) on the basis of the
disengagement of UNRWA, the Palestinian refugees' current caretaker.
Israel will continue a policy of family reunification on the basis of existing