USTR - Press Releasehttp://www.ustr.gov/node/64/205,226/10en-usAssistant U.S. Trade Representative for the Western Hemisphere John Melle Co-chairs the Third Meeting of the Free Trade Commission under the United States-Peru Trade Promotion AgreementAssistant U.S.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2013/june/assistant-us-trade-representative-western-hemisphere2013-06-07T04:00:00Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Environment and Natural Resources Jennifer Prescott Participates in Meetings with Peruvian Government Assistant U.S.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2013/june/assistant-us-trade-representative-environment-and-nat2013-06-06T04:00:00USTR Participates in Forestry Sub-Committee and Environmental Cooperation Commission Meetings in LimaUSTR Participates in Forestry Sub-Committee and Environmental Cooperation Commission Meetings in Lima see http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2013/april/ustr-participates-forestry-sub-committee-and-environ2013-04-10T04:00:00The United States and Peru Reach Agreement on Action Plan to Strengthen Forest Sector Governance01/11/2013http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2013/january/us-peru-action-plan-forest-sector-governance2013-01-11T05:00:00Meetings of the U.S.-Peru Environmental Affairs Council, Environmental Cooperation Commission, and Subcommittee on Forest Sector Governance05/30/2012http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2012/may/us-peru-environment-meeting2012-05-30T04:00:00Joint Communiqué of the Meeting of the Sub-Committee on Forest Sector Governance of the United States – Peru Trade Promotion AgreementThe Governments of the United States and Peru convened the fourth meeting of the Sub-Committee on Forest Sector Governance (Sub-Committee) on July 14, 2011 in Lima, Peru. The meeting focused on progress implementing provisions of the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (PTPA) Annex on Forest Sector Governance (Annex).The meeting was chaired by Amy Karpel, Director for Environment and Natural Resources, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and Alvaro Diaz, from Peru’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2011/july/joint-communiqué-meeting-sub-committee-forest-sector2011-07-14T04:00:00U.S., Peru Work to Strengthen Ties, Create Economic Opportunities for Workers, Businesses, Farmers, RanchersLima, Peru – The United States and Peru convened the second meeting of the Free Trade Commission (FTC) of the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (PTPA) yesterday in Lima, Peru. John Melle, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for the Western Hemisphere, led the U.S. delegation. Carlos Posada, Vice Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism led the delegation for Peru.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2011/july/united-states-and-peru-work-strengthen-ties-create-ec2011-07-14T04:00:00Statement by Ambassador Ron Kirk on the Passage of Peru's Forestry and Wildlife LawWASHINGTON, D.C. – “Yesterday, the Peruvian Congress passed a new Forestry and Wildlife Law. This law sets out key reforms called for under the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (PTPA) Annex on Forest Sector Governance aimed at combating illegal logging and illegal trade in wildlife. Passage of this law is the result of significant work and extensive consultations with Peru’s indigenous and local communities, and represents a milestone in Peru’s implementation of its PTPA environmental commitments.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2011/june/statement-ambassador-ron-kirk-passage-perus-forestry2011-06-16T04:00:00Joint Communiqué of the Meetings of the United States-Peru Environmental Affairs Council, Environmental Cooperation Commission and Sub-Committee on Forest Sector GovernanceWashington, DC - The Governments of the United States and Peru convened the third meeting of the Sub-Committee on Forest Sector Governance (Sub-Committee), the second meeting of the Environmental Affairs Council (EAC), and the first meeting of the Environmental Cooperation Commission (ECC) on April 27 and 28, 2011 in Washington, DC.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2011/april/joint-communiqué-meetings-united-states-peru-environ2011-04-28T04:00:00Statement by Ambassador Ron Kirk on the Annex on Forest Sector Governance of the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (PTPA)WASHINGTON, D.C. – “We are deeply concerned that the Government of Peru has not yet taken all necessary steps to ensure complete implementation of the Annex on Forest Sector Governance under the PTPA by the August 1, 2010 deadline. We are assessing the other options available to us under the Agreement, but as a first step, I will be sending a senior USTR official to Lima in the coming days to meet with Peruvian officials to determine how this unfortunate situation can be promptly resolved.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2010/july/statement-ambassador-ron-kirk-annex-forest-sector-gov2010-07-30T04:00:00