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1 Summary of the 9-Months Talks: Unprecedented Settlement Development Settlement Watch, Peace Now, 29/4/14 During the 9 months of Secretary Kerry s efforts in the region, the Israeli Government promoted plans and tenders for at least 13,851 housing units in the settlements and East Jerusalem - an average of 50 units per day and 1,540 units per month. The 13,851 units include: Tenders for 4,868 units 2,248 of them in West Bank settlements and 2,620 units in East Jerusalem. (The were also tenders for another 1,235 units in re-issued tenders, where the tenders are calls for bids to buy units that weren t sold in previous tenders). Promotion of plans for 8,983 units 6,561 of them in West Bank settlements and 2,422 in East Jerusalem. The plans were in all West Bank areas: Plans for 4,793 units in isolated settlements (73%) Plans for 1,768 units in settlements closer to the Green Line (27%) The average yearly number of tenders was 4 times higher compared to previous years: Tenders: Yearly Average West Bank Settlements East Jerusalem Total 3,855 6,113 1,371 2,084 1,389 1, ,258 2nd Sharon Government Olmert Government 1st Netanyahu Government Current Netanyahu Government

2 Doubling the number of construction Starts: According to the Israeli CBS data, in the second half of year 2013, some 828 new units were started to be built in the settlements, while at the equivalent time in 2012, only 484 units started. (the CBS data does not include the first three months of 2014). New Settlements and Outposts: Two new outposts were established the Brosh outpost at the Jordan Valley and Givat Eitam, south of Bethlehem. A New settlement at the heart of the City of Hebron was established for the first time since the 80 s. Four outposts were legalized by promoting plans for them: Nahalei Tal and Zayit Ra anan (near Ramallah), Givat Sal it (in The Jordan Valley) and Elmatan (near Qalqilya). A new settlement was founded, when 60 families moved in to live in the settlement of Leshem near Salfit. In East Jerusalem two big tourist projects in the Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan were promoted (the Kedem compound and the Spring House), and the National Park at the lands of Issawiya was approved. In addition, the Ministry of Housing published tenders for preparing plans for 24,000 units in several settlements in the West Bank, including in E1. Following the publication by Peace Now, the tenders were cancelled. Peace Now: Not only that the construction and the announcements of settlements were destructive for the American efforts and for the faith between the two sides, it also created facts on the ground that proved more than anything else that the Netanyahu Government did not mean to go for a two states solution but rather acted in order to strengthen the Israeli control over the Occupied Territories.

3 List of tenders and plans according to settlement: Settlement Beitar Illit Ariel Ma'ale Adumim Efrat Beit El Elkana Ma'ale Adumim Karnei Shomron Givat Ze'ev Ariel Adam Ma'ale Adumim Beitar Illit Alfei Menashe Elkana Efrat Beitar Illit Imanuel Karnei Shomron Alfei Menashe Ariel Adam Efrat Elkana Pisgat Ze'ev Har Homa Har Homa Pisgat Ze'ev Gilo Gilo Ramat Shlomo Pisgat Ze'ev Ramot Ramat Shlomo Neve Yaacov Total Tender No. 346/ / / /2013 4/8/13 38/ / / / / / / / / /2013 יש/ 2014/1 יש/ 2/2014 יש/ 3/2014 יש/ 4/2014 יש/ 5/2014 יש/ 6/2014 יש/ 9/2014 יש/ 10/2014 יש/ 11/ / / / / / / /2013 ים/ 7/2014 ים/ 8/2014 ים/ 12/2014 ים/ 16/2014 Units Settlement Alon Shvut Beitar Illit Kfar Adumim Alfei Menashe Elkana Givat Ze'ev Modiin Illit Elmatan Ariel Beit Arye Yakir Alei Zahav Leshem Kiryat Netafim Karnei Shomron Almog Beit El Bracha Givat Sal'it Galgal Talmon Tene Kochav Yaacov Maon Nokdim Ofra Shavei Shomron Shilo Total Units (Plans) ,561

4 Settlements promotion during the talks - Timeline Depositing of plan No. 515/5 for 48 units in Tene Depositing of plan No. 508/1 for 230 units in Ma on Depositing of plan No. 411/5 for 40 units in Nokdim Depositing of plan No. 205/12 for 30 units in Shilo Discussion for depositing of plan No. 317/2 for 234 units in Galgal Discussion for depositing of plan No. 242/1/3 for 38 units in Kochav Yaacov Discussion for depositing of plan No. 205/14 for 17 units in Shilo Discussion for depositing of plan No. 235/2/4 for 304 units in Talmon Discussion for depositing of plan No. 405/6/6/1 for 60 units in Alon Shvut Discussion for depositing of plan No. 227/21 for 30 units in Kfar Adumim Discussion for depositing of plan No. 604/4 for 31 units in Almog Discussion for depositing of plan No. 235/10 for 255 units in Talmon Discussion for validation of plan No. 426/1/1/3/8 for 48 units in Beitar Illit Discussion for validation of plan No. 205/13 for 95 units in Shilo Publication of tender No. 346/2012 for 36 units in Beitar Illit Publication of tender No. 365/2012 for 117 units in Ariel Publication of tender No. 91/2013 for 92 units in Maale Adumim Publication of tender No. 96/2013 for 149 units in Efrat Publication of tender No. 82/2013 for 160 units in Pisgat Ze ev Publication of tender No. 84/2013 for 80 units in Har Homa C Publication of tender No. 85/2013 for 130 units in Har Homa B Publication of tender No. 86/2013 for 23 units in Pisgat Ze ev Publication of tender No. 108/2013 for 397 units in Gilo Publication of validation of a Plan for 891 units in Gilo Publication of validation of plan No. 210/6/3 for 732 units in Modi in Illit

5 Approval by the Minister of Defense for plan No. 220/23 for 381 units in Givat Ze ev Depositing of plan No. 215/2/11 for 1 unit in Givat Ze ev Depositing of plan No. 116/5 for 37 units in Elmatan Discussion for validation of plan No. 132/6for 694 units in Alei Zahav Discussion for validation of plan No. 227/15 for 25 units in Kfar Adumim Publication of tender No for 30 units in Beit El Publication of tender No. 170/2013 for planning of 9,560 units in the West Bank the tender was cancelled Publication of validation of a Plan for 1,531 units in Ramat Shlomo Publication of tender No /2013 for planning of 12,750 units in the West Bank the tender was cancelled. Publication of tender No /2013 for planning of 1,476 units in the West Bank the tender was cancelled Depositing of plan No. 118/2 for 160 units in Yakir Depositing of the Kedem Compound plan in Silwan (East Jerusalem) Discussion for depositing of plan No. 411/8 for 12 units in Nokdim Discussion for depositing of plan No. 220/10/7 for 28 units in Givat Ze ev Discussion for depositing of plan No. 220/23 for 381 units in Givat Ze ev Discussion for depositing of plan No. 301/2 for 125 units in Givat Sal it (Mechola) Depositing of plan No. 420/1/1/36 for 1 units in Maale Adumim Discussion for validation of plan No. 227/10/2 for 255 units in Talmon Discussion for validation of plan No. 205/12 for 30 units in Shilo

6 Publication of tender No. 38/2013 for 283 units in Elkana Publication of tender No. 39/2013 for 2 units in Maale Adumim Publication of tender No. 90/2013 for 196 units in Karnei Shomron Publication of tender No. 103/2013 for 102 units in Givat Ze ev Publication of tender No. 162/2013 for 18 units in Ariel Publication of tender No. 252/2013 for 80 units in Geva Binyamin (Adam) Publication of tender No. 274/2013 for 112 units in Maale Adumim Publication of tender No. 275/2013 for 238 units in Beitar Illit Publication of tender No. 273/2013 for 311 units in Gilo Publication of tender No. 293/2013 for 387 units in Ramat Shlomo Publication of tender No. 299/2013 for 130 units in Har Homa B Depositing of plan No. 604/4 for 31 units in Almog Depositing of plan No. 114/2 for 90 units in Bracha Publication of tender No. 108/2013 for 397 units in Gilo Depositing of plan No. 218/18 for 296 units in Beit El Depositing of plan No. 235/10 for 255 units in Talmon Publication of validation of Plan No. 205/13 for 95 units in Shilo Publication of tender No. 302/2013 for 1 units in Alfei Menashe Publication of tender No. 303/2013 for 1 units in Elkana Approval by the Minister of Defense for plan No. 227/7/1 for 5 units in Nofei Prat Depositing of plan No. 132/4 for 277 units in Alei Zahav Publication of validation of Plan 220/13/1 for 29 units in Givat Ze ev Discussion for validation of plan no.221/6 for 250 units in Ofra Publication of validation of Plan No.117/13 for 22 units in Karnei Shomron

7 Publication of validation of Plan No.205/12 for 30 units in Shilo Publication of validation of Plan No.221/6 for 250 units in Ofra Discussion of validation of plan No. 130/2/3/30 for 5 units in Ariel Publication of tender No. 1/2014 for 208 units in Efrat Publication of tender No. 2/2014 for 24 units in Beitar Illit Publication of tender No. 3/2014 for 102 units in Imanuel Publication of tender No. 4/2014 for 86 units in Karnei Shomron Publication of tender No. 5/2014 for 68 units in Alfei Menashe Publication of tender No. 6/2014 for 40 units in Ariel Publication of tender No. 9/2014 for 75 units in Geva Binyamin (Adam) Publication of tender No. 10/2014 for 19 units in Efrat Publication of tender No. 11/2014 for 169 units in Elkana Publication of tender No. 7/2014 for 182 units in Pisgat Ze ev Publication of tender No. 8/2014 for 294 units in Ramot Publication of tender No. 12/2014 for 600 units in Ramat Shomo Publication of tender No. 16/2014 for 56 units in Neve Yaacov Depositing of plan No. 220/23 for 381 units in Givat Ze ev Publication of validation of Plan 227/10/2 for 255 units in Kfar Adumim Depositing of plan No. 317/2 for 234 units in Galgal Depositing of plan No The Spring House for tourism in Silwan Approval by the Minister of Defense of plan No.111/1/3 for 65 units in Shavei Shomron Publication of validation of Plan No. 227/15 for 25 units in Kfar Adumim

8 Depositing of plan No. 116/5 for 37 units in Elmatan Discussion of validation of Plan No. 604/4 for 31 units in Almog Discussion of validation of Plan No. 218/18 for 296 units in Beit El Discussion for depositing of plan No. 205/2 for 353 units in Shilo Discussion for depositing of plan No. 111/1/3 for 65 units in Shavei Shomron Discussion for depositing of plan No. 130/8 for 839 units in Ariel Discussion of validation of Plan No. 132/6 for 694 units in Alei Zahav Depositing of plan No. 227/10/3 for 19 units in Kfar Adumim Discussion of validation of Plan No. 115/12/1 for 28 units in Alfei Menashe Depositing of plan No. 242/1/3 for 38 units in Kochav Yaacov Depositing of plan No. 220/10/5 for 56 units in Givat Ze ev Discussion for validation of plan No. 129/3 for 19 units in Kiryat Netafim Discussion for validation of plan No. 218/11 for 200 units in Beit El Discussion for depositing of plan No. 201/3/10 for 27 units in Beit Arye Discussion for validation of plan No. 118/2 for 160 units in Yakir Discussion for validation of plan No. 114/2 for 90 units in Bracha Discussion for validation of plan No. 132/4 for 277 units in Alei Zahav Publication of tender No. 65/2014 for 708 units in Gilo

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