Czech Republic - Position Paper

  • Zionism

    The concept of Zionism, translated as "The Jewish State", was developed by Theodore Herzl. Founding of an independent Jewish State during the 20th century in order to avoid anti-Semisitm in Europe.
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    Czech Republic History

    “Promising peace and communication in the wake of the Second Intifada”
  • Sikes Picot Agreement

    The Sykes–Picot Agreement, officially known as the Asia Minor Agreement, was a secret agreement between the governments of the United Kingdom and France,[1] with the assent of Russia, defining their proposed spheres of influence and control in the Middle East should the Triple Entente succeed in defeating the Ottoman Empire during World War I.
  • Balfour Declaration

    The Balfour Declaration (dated 2 November 1917) was a letter from the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Baron Rothschild (Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild), a leader of the British Jewish community, for transmission to the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland.
  • WWI

    The fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire after World War I, the Czech lands and Slovakia jointly proclaimed the establishment of independent Czechoslovakia.
  • Munich Pact

    Germany, Britain, France and Italy sign the Munich Pact, giving Hitler the right to invade and claim Czechoslovakia's border areas
  • Hitler Invasion

    Czechoslovakia invaded by Hitler's army
  • Prague Uprising

    Prague Uprising and the territories of the Czech Republic liberated.
    WWII ends.
  • UN Partition Plan

    The United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine was a plan for the future government of Palestine. The Plan was described as a Plan of Partition with Economic Union which, after the termination of the British Mandate, would lead to the creation of independent Arab and Jewish States and the Special International Regime for the City of Jerusalem. On 29 November 1947, the General Assembly adopted a resolution recommending the adoption and implementation of the Plan as Resolution 181(II)
  • First Intifada

    The First Intifada was a violent but unarmed Palestinian uprising against the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian Territories, which lasted from December 1987 until the Madrid Conference in 1991, though some date its conclusion to 1993, with the signing of the Oslo Accords. The uprising began on December 9, in the Jabalia refugee camp after an army truck ploughed into a car killing four Palestinians.
  • Camp David Accords

    The Camp David Accords were signed by Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin on 17 September 1978, following thirteen days of secret negotiations at Camp David.[1] The two framework agreements were signed at the White House, and were witnessed by United States President Jimmy Carter. The second of these frameworks, A Framework for the Conclusion of a Peace Treaty between Egypt and Israel, led directly to the 1979 Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty, and resulted in Sad
  • Independence

    Czechoslovakia (was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the Czech Republic and Slovakia on 1 January 1993
  • Vaclav Havel

    Vaclav Havel elected president of the Czech Republic following Czechoslovakia's "velvet divorce". Vaclav Klaus of the Civic Democratic Party (CDP) carries on as prime minister with the privatisation of the public sector as his top priority.
  • NATO

    Czech Republic becomes full member of Nato.
  • Second Intifada

    The Second Intifada,[note A] also known as the Al-Aqsa Intifada (Arabic: انتفاضة الأقصى‎ Intifāḍat al-ʾAqṣā; Hebrew: אינתיפאדת אל-אקצה‎ Intifādat El-Aqtzah) and the Oslo War, was the second Palestinian uprising – a period of intensified Palestinian–Israeli violence, which began in late September 2000 and ended around 2005.