Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America: An Overview and Selected Issues

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The Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP) is a trilateral initiative that was launched in March 2005 for the purpose of increasing and enhancing security and prosperity in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. This initiative promoted communication and cooperation across several key policy areas of mutual interest, such as improving certain sectors of the economy, developing higher health and safety standards, and addressing environmental concerns. This report describes this initiative in brief detail, including summaries of several SPP-related meetings between the three countries' leaders.

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Creation Date: May 27, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Villarreal, M. Angeles

Specialist in International Trade and Finance

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Lake, Jennifer E.

Analyst in Domestic Security

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: May 27, 2009
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Canada
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Mexico
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United States
Description:

The Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP) is a trilateral initiative that was launched in March 2005 for the purpose of increasing and enhancing security and prosperity in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. This initiative promoted communication and cooperation across several key policy areas of mutual interest, such as improving certain sectors of the economy, developing higher health and safety standards, and addressing environmental concerns. This report describes this initiative in brief detail, including summaries of several SPP-related meetings between the three countries' leaders.

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8 pages.

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