On 13-17 April 2009, Representatives from the Governments of the United States and Peru held meetings to continue discussions on the Forest Sector (Logging) Annex to the
Environment Chapter of the U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (PTPA). On 15 July 2009, the United States and Peru held
the first meeting of the Forest Sector Sub Committee
established under the United States - Peru Trade
On 17 February 2010, both countries held the first meeting of the Environmental Affairs Council (EAC). The second EAC meeting, the third meeting of the Sub-Committee on Forest Sector Governance, and the first meeting of the Environmental Cooperation Commission (ECC) were convened on April 27 and 28, 2011.
Article 20.1 of the United States-Peru Trade
Promotion Agreement establishes the Free Trade Commission for the implementation and development of the Agreement. The Commission is comprised of cabinet-level representatives from both countries.
The first meeting of the Free Trade Commission (FTC) of the United States- Peru Trade TPA took place on 18 February 2010. The second meeting of of the FTC was held in Lima, Peru on 13 July 2011.
Pursuant to Article 17.5 of the Peru - United States Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA), the Council oversees the implementation of, and reviews progress made under, Chapter 17 (Labor Chapter) of the TPA, including the activities of the Labor Cooperation and Capacity Building Mechanism established under article 17.6 of the Agreement. The Council is comprised of cabinet-level or equivalent representatives of the Parties, who may be represented on the Council by their deputies or high-level designees.
On 28 January 2010, Officials from the United States and Peru
participated in the first meeting of the Labor
Affairs Council that was created under the PTPA. The Labor Affairs Council of the TPA held its second meeting on October 17th, 2014, in Lima, Peru.