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2008 Treaties and Agreements



-08-101 Japan - Agreement on Mutual Recognition of Results of Conformity Assessment Procedures  [2087 Kb]  

Trade: Conformity Assessment Procedures

Agreement signed at Washington February 16, 2007; entered into force January 1, 2008. With annex.
 


-08-110 Malta - Agreement Concerning Cooperation to Suppress Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances by Sea  [395 Kb]  

Maritime Interdiction

Agreement signed at Valletta June 16, 2004; entered into force January 10, 2008.
 


-08-117 Ghana - Agreement Concerning Cooperation in Medical Research  [410 Kb]  

Health: Cooperation

Agreement signed at Accra January 17, 2008; entered into force January 17, 2008. With annex.
 


-08-118 Brazil - Agreement Concerning the Acquisition and Retention of Diplomatic and Consular Properties in the United States and Brazil  [438 Kb]  

Diplomatic and Consular Property

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Brasilia June 1, 2007; entered into force January 18, 2008.
 


-08-125 Honduras - Agreement Regarding the Status of United States Personnel Who May Be Temporarily Present in Honduras  [618 Kb]  

Defense: Status of Forces

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Tegucigalpa January 25, 2008; entered into force January 25, 2008.  And agreement extending the agreement. Effected by exchange of notes at Tegucigalpa October 17 and November 19, 2012; entered into force November 19, 2012.
 


-08-201 India - Framework Agreement for Cooperation in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes  [572 Kb]  

Space Cooperation

Agreement signed at Cape Canaveral February 1, 2008; entered into force February 1, 2008.
 


-08-213 France - Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Scientific and Technical Cooperation in the Earth Sciences  [858 Kb]  

Scientific Cooperation: Earth Sciences

Memorandum of understanding signed at Antony February 13, 2008; entered into force February 13, 2008. With annexes.
 


-08-218 Singapore - Agreement Concerning Cooperation on Information Assurance (IA) and Computer Network Defense (CND)  [665 Kb]  

Defense: Cooperation

Agreement signed at Singapore February 18, 2008; entered into force February 18, 2008.
 


-08-219 South Korea - Agreement for the Promotion of Aviation Safety  [581 Kb]  

Civil Aviation: Safety

Agreement signed at Singapore February 19, 2008; entered into force February 19, 2008.
 


-08-220 Mongolia - Agreement Concerning Cooperation to Suppress the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, their Delivery Systems, and Related Materials by Sea  [991 Kb]  

Weapons: Proliferation

Agreement signed at Washington October 23, 2007; entered into force February 20, 2008.
 


-08-222 Czech Republic - Agreement Concerning the Exchange of Research and Development Information  [1163 Kb]  

Defense: Research and Development

Agreement signed at Prague February 22, 2008; entered into force February 22, 2008.  With appendix.
 


-08-227 Malaysia - Agreement Concerning Cooperation to Prevent Illicit Trafficking in Nuclear and Other Radioactive Material  [409 Kb]  

Nuclear Material: Cooperation

Agreement signed at Selangor February 27, 2008; entered into force February 27, 2008. With agreed minute.
 


-08-228 Australia - Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Special Forces Equipment Capability  [1850 Kb]  

Defense: Research and Development

Memorandum of understanding signed at Tampa and Canberra December 13, 2007 and February 28, 2008; entered into force February 28, 2008.  With annexes.
 


-08-229 China - Agreement on the Establishment of a Secure Defense Telephone Link  [581 Kb]  

Telecommunication: Defense Telephone Link

Agreement signed at Shanghai February 29, 2008; entered into force February 29, 2008.
 


-08-306 Mexico - Minute 313 of the International Boundary Water Commission: Maintenance in the Rectified Channel of the Rio Grande  [746 Kb]  

Boundary Waters

Minute No. 313 signed at El Paso February 5, 2008; entered into force March 6, 2008.
 


-08-307 Gabon - Agreement Relating to the Employment of Dependents of Official Government Employees  [847 Kb]  

Employment

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Libreville November 26, 2007 and March 7, 2008; entered into force March 7, 2008.
 


-08-312 United Kingdom - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters  [612 Kb]  

Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Rockville March 12, 2008; entered into force March 12, 2008. With addenda.
 


-08-320 Palau - Agreement Concerning Cooperation to Suppress Illicit Activity at Sea  [308 Kb]  

Maritime Interdiction

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Koror and Melekeok March 5 and 20, 2008; entered into force March 20, 2008.
 


-08-322 Vietnam - Agreement on the Acceptance of the Return of Vietnamese Citizens  [664 Kb]  

Repatriation

Agreement signed at Hanoi January 22, 2008; entered into force March 22, 2008.  With annexes.
 


-08-325 Bulgaria - Agreement to Facilitate the Provision of Assistance for Nuclear Nonproliferation Purposes  [412 Kb]  

Nuclear Material: Nonproliferation

Agreement signed at Sofia March 25, 2008; entered into force March 25, 2008.
 


-08-402 France - Framework Agreement for Cooperation in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes  [1637 Kb]  

Space Cooperation

Agreement signed at Paris January 23, 2007; entered into force April 2, 2008.
 


-08-404 Libya - Agreement on Science and Technology Cooperation  [987 Kb]  

Scientific Cooperation

Agreement signed at Washington January 3, 2008; entered into force April 4, 2008. With annexes.
 


-08-408 Chile - Agreement Concerning the Exchange of Research and Development Information  [1723 Kb]  

Defense: Research and Development

Agreement signed at Washington April 8, 2008; entered into force April 8, 2008. With appendix.
 


-08-414 Colombia - Property Title Transfer Agreement for Schweizer Aircraft  [207 Kb]  

Property Transfer

Agreement signed at Bogota April 4, 2008; entered into force April 14, 2008.
 


-08-421 Mexico - Agreement on Cooperation in Science and Technology for Homeland Security Matters  [1286 Kb]  

Scientific Cooperation

Agreement signed at New Orleans April 21, 2008; entered into force April 21, 2008.  With annexes.
 


-08-428 Netherlands - Agreement Amending the Air Transport Agreement of September 18, 1997 Relating to Air Transport Between Aruba and the United States  [156 Kb]  

Civil Aviation: Transport Services Aruba

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Washington July 27 and November 27, 2007; entered into force April 28, 2008.
 


-08-502 Czech Republic - Agreement for Scientific and Technological Cooperation  [690 Kb]  

Scientific Cooperation

Agreement signed at Prague September 6, 2007; entered into force May 2, 2008.  With annexes.
 


-08-514 Micronesia - Cooperative Shiprider Agreement  [299 Kb]  

Maritime Interdiction

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Kolonia and Palikir April 30 and May 14, 2008; entered into force May 14, 2008.
 


-08-520 India - Agreement on Cooperation on an International Center for Excellence in Research in Chennai, India  [739 Kb]  

Health: Cooperation

Agreement signed at Geneva May 20, 2008; entered into force May 20, 2008.
 


-08-522 Japan - Agreement Extending the Agreement of November 30, 1998 on the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-E (AMSR-E) Program  [215 Kb]  

Space Cooperation: Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-E Program

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Washington May 22, 2008; entered into force May 22, 2008.
 


-08-526 Germany - Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Cooperation on Information Assurance (IA) and Computer Network Defense (CND)  [960 Kb]  

Defense: Information Exchange

Memorandum of understanding signed at Washington and Berlin May 16 and 26, 2008; entered into force May 26, 2008.
 


-08-602 Singapore - Memorandum of Cooperation for the Development and Enhancement of Bilateral Civil Aviation Security  [510 Kb]  

Civil Aviation

Memorandum of cooperation signed at Washington June 2, 2008; entered into force June 2, 2008.
 


-08-609 Turkey - Agreement Regarding Cooperation to Facilitation the Provision of Assistance for Preventing the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction  [579 Kb]  

Weapons: Proliferation

Agreement signed at Ankara June 14, 2005; entered into force June 9, 2008.  With exchange of notes.
 


-08-612 Slovak Republic - Agreement for Scientific and Technological Cooperation  [635 Kb]  

Scientific Cooperation

Agreement signed at Washington November 8, 2007; entered into force June 12, 2008. With annexes.
 


-08-612.1 Multilateral - Memorandum of Understanding for the Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation of Overhead Non-Imaging Infrared Data Exploitation Tools and Techniques  [2129 Kb]  

Defense: Research and Development

Memorandum of understanding signed April 28, May 19, May 20, and June 12, 2008; entered into force June 12, 2008.  With annexes.
 


-08-617 Bulgaria - Agreement for Scientific and Technological Cooperation  [590 Kb]  

Scientific Cooperation

Agreement signed at Washington January 4, 2008; entered into force June 17, 2008.  With annexes.
 


-08-618 Kenya - Air Transport Agreement  [737 Kb]  

Civil Aviation: Transport Services

Agreement signed at Washington June 18, 2008; entered into force June 18, 2008. With annex.
 


-08-625 Canada - Agreement on Pacific Hake/Whiting  [747 Kb]  

Fisheries

Agreement signed at Seattle November 21, 2003; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate June 16, 2004 (Treaty Doc. 108-24, 108th Congress, 2d Session); reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations October 25, 2005 (Senate Executive Report No. 109-5, 109th Congress, 1st Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate November 18, 2005; Ratified by the President May 3, 2007; Exchange of Diplomatic Notes at Ottawa June 25, 2008; Entered into force June 25, 2008.


-08-625.1 Vietnam - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters  [748 Kb]  

Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Washington June 25, 2008; entered into force June 25, 2008.  With addenda.
 


-08-701 European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites - Agreement on Access to Images and Meteorological Data Distribution Material From the EUMETSAT Meteosat Satellites  [308 Kb]  

Satellites

Agreement signed at Darmstadt July 1, 2008; entered into force July 1, 2008.
 


-08-704 India - Agreement for Financing Certain Educational Exchange Programs  [809 Kb]  

Education

Agreement signed at New Delhi July 4, 2008; entered into force July 4, 2008.


-08-707 Hungary - Agreement Concerning the Transfer of Russian-Origin Spent Nuclear Fuel from the Research Reactor at the KFKI Atomic Energy Research Institute in Budapest to the Russian Federation  [283 Kb]  

Atomic Energy: Fuel

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Budapest July 3, 2008; entered into force July 7, 2008.
 


-08-708 Hungary - Agreement Concerning Cooperation in the Area of Countering the Proliferation of Nuclear Materials and Technologies  [362 Kb]  

Atomic Energy: Nuclear Materials

Agreement signed at Budapest July 8, 2008; entered into force July 8, 2008.
 


-08-714 Macedonia - Agreement for Scientific and Technical Cooperation  [752 Kb]  

Scientific Cooperation

Agreement signed at Skopje January 25, 2006; entered into force July 14, 2008. With annexes.
 


-08-714.1 Uruguay - Agreement Relating to the Employment of Dependents of Official Government Employees  [415 Kb]  

Employment

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Washington June 26 and July 14, 2008; entered into force July 14, 2008.
 


-08-716 United Kingdom - Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Cooperative Outboard Logistics Update (COBLU) In-Service and Life Cycle Support (ILCS)  [1637 Kb]  

Defense: Communications

Memorandum of understanding signed at Arlington and Bristol June 25 and July 16, 2008; entered into force July 16, 2008.  With annex.
 


-08-716.1 East African Community - Trade and Investment Framework Agreement  [192 Kb]  

Trade and Investment

Agreement signed at Washington July 16, 2008; entered into force July 16, 2008.
 


-08-716.2 Multilateral - Cooperative Agreement to Foster Trade, Investment and Development  [237 Kb]  

Trade

Agreement signed at Washington July 16, 2008; entered into force July 16, 2008.


-08-718 Rwanda - Agreement Concerning the Program of the Peace Corps in Rwanda  [351 Kb]  

Peace Corps

Agreement signed at Kigali July 18, 2008; entered into force July 18, 2008.
 


-08-721 Canada - Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Combined Defense Information Systems Management in Support of Defense of North America  [1243 Kb]  

Defense: Communications

Memorandum of understanding signed at Ottawa and Arlington June 25 and July 21, 2008; entered into force July 21, 2008.  With annexes.
 


-08-722 Vanuatu - Agreement Concerning the Program of the Peace Corps in Vanuatu  [326 Kb]  

Peace Corps

Agreement signed at Port Vila July 22, 2008; entered into force July 22, 2008.
 


-08-724 Multilateral - Agreement for Cooperation in Energy Science and Technology  [1578 Kb]  

Energy: Cooperation

Agreement signed at Victoria July 23, 2007; entered into force July 24, 2008.  With annexes.
 


-08-725 Cook Islands - Agreement Concerning Cooperation in Joint Maritime Surveillance Operations  [169 Kb]  

Maritime Interdiction: Cooperation

Agreement signed at Apia July 25, 2008; entered into force July 25, 2008.


-08-805 Marshall Islands - Agreement Concerning Cooperation in Maritime Surveillance and Interdiction Activities  [569 Kb]  

Maritime Interdiction: Cooperation

Agreement signed at Majuro August 5, 2008; entered into force August 5, 2008.


-08-814 Libya - Claims Settlement Agreement  [347 Kb]  

Claims: Settlement

Agreement signed at Tripoli August 14, 2008; entered into force August 14, 2008.  With annex.
 


-08-815 Liberia - Agreement Concerning the Program of the Peace Corps in Liberia  [333 Kb]  

Peace Corps

Agreement signed at Monrovia August 15, 2008; entered into force August 15, 2008.
 


-08-815.1 Kyrgyz Republic - Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Prevention of Illicit Trafficking in Nuclear and Other Radioactive Material  [392 Kb]  

Nuclear Material: Cooperation

Memorandum of understanding signed at Bishkek August 15, 2008; entered into force August 15, 2008.
 


-08-815.2 Mexico - Agreement on Customs Cooperation Regarding Claims of Origin Under Cumulation Provisions of Certain Free Trade Agreements  [665 Kb]  

Trade: Customs Cooperation

Agreement signed at Davos January 26, 2007; entered into force August 15, 2008.
 


-08-820 Croatia - Agreement on the Status of United States Forces in Croatia  [1362 Kb]  

Defense: Status of Forces

Agreement signed at Washington April 3, 2008; entered into force August 20, 2008.
 


-08-827 Costa Rica - Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Communications Equipment Installed in Cerro Azul, Nandayure, Nicoya, Province of Guanacaste  [246 Kb]  

Defense: Communications

Memorandum of understanding signed at San Jose August 27, 2008; entered into force August 27, 2008.
 


-08-830 Democratic Republic of the Congo - Agreement Regarding the Status of United States Personnel Who May Be Temporarily Present in the Democratic Republic of Congo  [363 Kb]  

Defense: Status of Forces

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Kinshasa August 28 and 30, 2008; entered into force August 30, 2008.
 


-08-902 Canada - Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Cooperation on Future Force Interoperability  [3175 Kb]  

Defense: Future Force Interoperability

Memorandum of understanding signed at Ottawa and Washington August 29 and September 2, 2008; entered into force September 2, 2008.  With annexes.
 


-08-905 Canada - Agreement Relating to the Establishment of Integrated Lines of Communication to Ensure Logistic Support for the Canadian Armed Forces and the Armed Forces of the United States  [330 Kb]  

Defense: Communications

Agreement signed at Washington April 23, 2008; entered into force September 5, 2008.
 


-08-911 Democratic Republic of the Congo - Agreement for Economic and Technical Cooperation  [976 Kb]  

Economic and Technical Cooperation

Agreement signed at Kinshasa September 11, 2008; entered into force September 11, 2008.
 


-08-915 Mexico - Agreement with the Mexican Navy Concerning Security Measures for the Protection of Classified Information  [677 Kb]  

Defense: Security of Information

Agreement signed September 15, 2008; entered into force September 15, 2008.
 


-08-915.1 Romania - Agreement for Cooperation in the Prevention of Illicit Trafficking in Nuclear and Other Radioactive Material  [448 Kb]  

Atomic Energy: Cooperation

Agreement signed at Bucharest September 15, 2008; entered into force September 15, 2008.
 


-08-915.2 Morocco - Millennium Challenge Compact  [3304 Kb]  

Economic Assistance

Millennium Challenge Compact signed at Tetouan, Morocco August 31, 2007; entered into force September 15, 2008.  With annexes.
 


-08-917 Lesotho - Millennium Challenge Compact  [3790 Kb]  

Economic Assistance

Millennium Challenge Compact signed at Washington July 23, 2007; entered into force September 17, 2008.  With annexes.
 


-08-917.1 Mongolia - Millennium Challenge Compact  [4582 Kb]  

Economic Assistance

Millennium Challenge Compact signed at Washington October 22, 2007; entered into force September 17, 2008.  With annexes.  And agreement amending the agreement of October 22, 2007.  Signed January 21 and 22, 2010; entered into force May 11, 2010.  With annexes.
 


-08-917.2 Tanzania - Millennium Challenge Compact  [2485 Kb]  

Economic Assistance

Millennium Challenge Compact signed at Dar es Salaam February 17, 2008; entered into force September 17, 2008.  With annexes.
 


-08-918 Peru - Agreement Concerning the Establishment of a Tropical Forest Conservation Fund and Administering Board  [669 Kb]  

Conservation: Tropical Forests

Agreement signed at Washington September 18, 2008; entered into force September 18, 2008. With annex.
 


-08-918.1 Peru - Protocol Amending the Agreement of December 24, 1997 Concerning the Establishment of an Americas Fund and Administering Board  [342 Kb]  

Economic Assistance: Americas Fund and Administering Board

Protocol signed at Washington September 18, 2008; entered into force September 18, 2008.
 


-08-919 Oman - Agreement Concerning the Provision of Petroleum Products and Related Services  [1264 Kb]  

Defense

Agreement signed at Muscat and Ft. Belvoir August 18 and September 19, 2008; entered into force September 19, 2008. With annexes.
 


-08-919.1 United Kingdom - Memorandum of Understanding for the Loan of Electromagnetic Launcher Equipment  [741 Kb]  

Defense: Electromagnetic Launcher Equipment

Memorandum of understanding signed at Arlington and London September 19, 2008; entered into force September 19, 2008.
 


-08-922 Mozambique - Millennium Challenge Compact  [3553 Kb]  

Economic Assistance

Millennium Challenge Compact signed at Washington July 13, 2007; entered into force September 22, 2008.  With annexes.
 


-08-929 Greece - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters  [542 Kb]  

Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Vienna September 29, 2008; entered into force September 29, 2008. With addenda.
 


-08-929.1 Italy - Agreement Concerning the Use of the NATO Northern Italian Pipeline System  [971 Kb]  

Defense: Assistance

Agreement signed at Fort Belvoir and Rome September 19 and 29, 2008; entered into force September 29, 2008.  With annexes.
 


-08-930 Australia - Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation and the Exchange of Information in Nuclear Regulatory Affairs  [475 Kb]  

Nuclear Safety

Memorandum of understanding signed at Vienna September 30, 2008; entered into force September 30, 2008. With addenda.
 


-08-930.1 Croatia - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters  [689 Kb]  

Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Vienna September 30, 2008; entered into force September 30, 2008.  With addendum.
 


-08-1001 Indonesia - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters  [563 Kb]  

Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Vienna October 1, 2008; entered into force October 1, 2008. With addenda.
 


-08-1003 France - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters  [714 Kb]  

Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Vienna October 3, 2008; entered into force October 3, 2008.  With annex.
 


-08-1022 European Union - Agreement on the Participation of the United States in the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo, EULEX Kosovo  [282 Kb]  

Civil Affairs: Rule of Law Mission

Agreement signed at Brussels October 22, 2008; entered into force October 22, 2008. With annex.


-08-1027 South Korea - Memorandum of Agreement Concerning Communications Interoperability and Security  [1156 Kb]  

Defense: Communications

Memorandum of agreement signed October 27, 2008; entered into force October 27, 2008.  With annexes.
 


-08-1030 Russian Federation - Agreement on the Establishment of a Direct Secure Communications System Between the United States and the Russian Federation  [783 Kb]  

Defense: Communications

Agreement signed at Washington October 30, 2008; entered into force October 30, 2008.
 


-08-1030.1 Jamaica - Air Transport Agreement  [860 Kb]  

Civil Aviation: Transport Services

Agreement signed at Kingston October 30, 2008; entered into force October 30, 2008.  With annexes.
 


-08-1105 Estonia - Agreement on Enhancing Cooperation in Preventing and Combating Serious Crime  [737 Kb]  

Judicial Assistance: Cooperation

Agreement signed at Washington September 29, 2008; entered into force November 5, 2008.
 


-08-1113 Poland - Agreement on Cooperation Within the Framework of the Polish-US Fulbright Commission  [614 Kb]  

Education

Agreement signed at Washington March 10, 2008; entered into force November 13, 2008.
 


-08-1121 Chile - Agreement on Trade in Table Grapes  [204 Kb]  

Trade: Agricultural Products

Agreement effected by exchange of letters at Washington November 21, 2008; entered into force November 21, 2008.
 


-08-1124 Kiribati - Agreement Concerning Cooperation in Joint Maritime Surveillance Operations  [169 Kb]  

Maritime Interdiction

Agreement signed at Tarawa November 24, 2008; entered into force November 24, 2008.
 


-08-1126 Mexico - Minute 314 of the International Boundary Water Commission: Extension of IBWC Minute 310 for the Temporary Emergency Delivery of Colorado River Water for Use in Tijuana, Baja California  [1253 Kb]  

Boundary Waters

Minute No. 314 signed at Ciudad Juarez November 14, 2008; entered into force November 26, 2008.  And agreement extending Minute No. 314 effected by exchange of notes at Washington October 16 and November 2, 2009; entered into force November 2, 2009.
 


-08-1126.1 South Korea - Memorandum of Agreement Concerning the Transfer of Munitions, Equipment, and Materiel from United States War Reserve Stockpile for Allies, Korea  [2925 Kb]  

Defense: Munitions, Equipment, and Materiel

Memorandum of agreement signed at Washington October 17, 2008; entered into force November 26, 2008.  With appendices.
 


-08-1201 Japan - Agreement Concerning Cooperation on the Joint Program Between the Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite (GOSAT) and the Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) Satellite  [270 Kb]  

Space Cooperation: Observatory Satellites

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Washington December 1, 2008; entered into force December 1, 2008.
 


-08-1201.1 Japan - Agreement Amending the Agreement of April 24, 1995, as Amended, Concerning Cross-Waiver of Liability for Cooperation in the Exploration and Use of Space for Peaceful Purposes  [464 Kb]  

Space Cooperation: Exploration and Use for Peaceful Purposes

Agreement effected by exchange of notes December 1, 2008; entered into force December 1, 2008.  With annex.
 


-08-1204 China - Protocol for Cooperation in the Science and Technology of Medicine and Public Health  [443 Kb]  

Scientific Cooperation: Medicine and Public Health

Protocol signed at Beijing December 4, 2008; entered into force December 4, 2008.
 


-08-1206 India - Agreement for Cooperation Concerning the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy  [921 Kb]  

Atomic Energy: Peaceful Uses

Agreement signed at Washington October 10, 2008; entered into force December 6, 2008. With agreed minute.
 


-08-1208 Comoros - Investment Incentive Agreement  [383 Kb]  

Investment Guaranties

Agreement signed at Moroni December 8, 2008; entered into force December 8, 2008.
 


-08-1210 Panama - Memorandum of Understanding on the Fulbright Exchange Program  [569 Kb]  

Education

Memorandum of understanding signed at Panama City December 10, 2008; entered into force December 10, 2008.
 


-08-1211 Hungary - Agreement on Enhancing Cooperation in Preventing and Combating Serious Crime  [538 Kb]  

Judicial Assistance: Cooperation

Agreement signed at Budapest October 1, 2008; entered into force December 11, 2008.
 


-08-1215 Iceland - Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income  [2632 Kb]  

Double Taxation

Convention signed at Washington October 23, 2007;transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate May 6, 2008 (Treaty Doc. 110-17, 110th Congress, 2d Session); reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations July 29, 2008 (Senate Executive Report No. 110-17, 110th Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate September 23, 2008; ratified by the President December 11, 2008; entered into force December 15, 2008.  With protocol.
 


-08-1215.1 Bulgaria - Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income  [3319 Kb]  

Double Taxation

Convention signed at Washington February 23, 2007, with protocol; and Protocol amending the convention signed at Sofia February 26, 2008.  Transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate June 4, 2008 (Treaty Doc. 110-18, 110th Congress, 2d Session); reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations July 29, 2008 (Senate Executive Report No. 110-16, 110th Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate September 23, 2008; ratified by the President December 11, 2008; Exchange of Diplomatic Notes at Sofia and Washington July 23, 2007, September 23, 2008, and December 15, 2008; entered into force December 15, 2008.
 


-08-1216 India - Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Scientific and Technical Cooperation in the Field of Gas Hydrates Research  [241 Kb]  

Scientific Cooperation

Memorandum of understanding signed at Washington December 16, 2008; entered into force December 16, 2008.
 


-08-1219 Japan - Agreement for Cooperation of Development and Operations Activity of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GOP) Mission  [279 Kb]  

Space Cooperation: Global Precipitation Measurement Mission

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Washington December 19, 2008; entered into force December 19, 2008.
 


-08-1219A Japan - Memorandum of Understanding additional to the Agreement for Cooperation on the Development and Operations Activity of the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission  [1506 Kb]  

Space Cooperation: Global Precipitation Measurement Mission

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Washington December 19, 2008; entered into force December 19, 2008.  With memorandum of understanding.

NOTE: This publication adds memorandum of understanding to TIAS 08-1219.
 


-08-1219.1 Mexico - Protocol Concerning the Use of the 1710 - 1755 MHz and 2110 - 2155 MHz Bands for Terrestrial Non-Broadcasting Radiocommunication Services Along the Common Border  [625 Kb]  

Telecommunication: Use of 1710-1755 MHz and 2110-2155 MHz Bands

Protocol signed at Washington and Mexico City December 16 and 19, 2008; entered into force December 19, 2008.  With appendices.
 


-08-1223 Switzerland - Agreement on the Transfer of Passenger Name Record (PNR)  [454 Kb]  

Judicial Assistance: Passenger Name Record

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Bern December 23, 2008; entered into force December 23, 2008.
 


-08-1229 South Korea - Agreement on Enhancing Cooperation to Prevent and Combat Crime  [737 Kb]  

Judicial Assistance: Cooperation

Agreement signed at Washington November 7, 2008; entered into force December 29, 2008.  With annex.
 


-08-1231 Morocco - Agreement Regarding the Development and Operation of a Seismic Monitoring Station in Morocco  [843 Kb]  

Seismic Observations

Agreement signed at Rabat December 31, 2008; entered into force December 31, 2008.
 


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