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Benefits for the Environment in the U.S.-Peru TPA

Information relating to implementation of the environment chapter of the U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement is below.

Interagency Committee on Trade in Timber Products from Peru

Presidential Memorandum Establishing the Interagency Committee

Information on submitting information to the Interagency Committee

Organization, Functions and Internal Procedures of the Interagency Committee

Members of the Interagency Committee

Work of the Committee

Environmental Capacity Building

United States – Peru Environmental Cooperation Agreement (ECA):

United States – Peru Secretariat for Environmental Matters

Exchange of Letters Agreeing to Request the OAS to House the Secretariat:

Letter to the OAS Requesting that It House the Secretariat

Letter from the OAS Agreeing to House the Secretariat

Annex on Forest Sector Governance

U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement: Strengthening Forest Sector Governance

2013 Progress Under the Forest Annex

Press Releases

June 2013: Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Environment and Natural Resources Jennifer Prescott Participates in Meetings with Peruvian Government - see Joint Communiqué

April 2013: USTR Participates in Forestry Sub-Committee and Environmental Cooperation Commission Meetings in Lima see Joint Communiqué

January 2013: The United States and Peru Reach Agreement on Action Plan to Strengthen Forest Sector Governance

May 2012: Joint Communiqué of the Meetings of the United States-Peru Environmental Affairs Council, Environmental Cooperation Commission and Sub-Committee on Forest Sector Governance

July 2011: Joint Communiqué of the Meeting of the Sub-Committee on Forest Sector Governance of the United States – Peru Trade Promotion Agreement

April 2011: Joint Communiqué of the Meetings of the United States-Peru Environmental Affairs Council, Environmental Cooperation Commission and Sub-Committee on Forest Sector Governance

February 2010: United States and Peru hold first meeting of the Environmental Affairs Council

July 2009: The United States and Peru Hold First Meeting of the Forest Sector Sub Committee Under the United States - Peru Trade Promotion Agreement

April 2009: United States and Peru Officials Meet in Peru to Discuss Implementation of U.S. - Peru Trade Promotion Agreement Environment Commitments