Notice of U.S.-Peru Environmental Meetings

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 30, 2012

The Governments of the United States and Peru will hold a series of environmental meetings related to the U.S - Peru Trade Promotion Agreement from May 29-31. A public information session will be held on May 31 at 2:00 p.m. at 1724 F St., NW, Washington, DC. The press is invited to attend the public session and the presentation of the U.S.-Peru Joint Communiqué.

Daniel A. Clune, Acting Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, and Juan Rheineck, Peru’s Vice Minister of Agriculture, will deliver opening remarks. This session will provide an opportunity for the public to participate in a discussion with government officials about implementation of the Environment Chapter of the Trade Promotion Agreement, as well as the status of cooperative environmental activities.

The public session is open to the press from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Due to space limitations, only writers and stills may attend the public session. Press may begin arriving at 1:45 p.m. at 1724 F St., NW. Media representatives who wish to attend the public session should RSVP to Kate Villarreal at (202) 395-3230 or

PRN: 2012/864