The Parties agreed on General Principles including Sudan’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, political pluralism, a federal system with devolution of powers, fair and equitable sharing of power and wealth, the right of refugees and IDPs to return home, promotion of reconciliation and re-establishment of peaceful co-existence in Darfur, and prioritisation of the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Darfur, amongst others. The Parties agreed to general amnesty for all civil and military members of LJM and to release prisoners of war and convicted persons on both sides. The Parties identified the issues for negotiation, including power sharing, the administrative status of Darfur, sharing of national wealth and resources, land issues, compensation for refugees and IDPs, reconciliation, etc. The Parties agreed for the Mediation to organise technical workshops for parties to acquire necessary capacities for conducting negotiations. The Parties recognised the important role of civil society to enable general participation in the peace process.