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-13-101 Multilateral - Food Assistance Convention  [900 Kb]  

Food Assistance

Convention done at London April 25, 2012; entered into force January 1, 2013.
 


-13-119 Multilateral - Agreement on Aeronautical Search and Rescue in the Arctic  [533 Kb]  

Maritime Matters: Search and Rescue in the Arctic

Agreement signed at Nuuk May 12, 2011; entered into force January 19, 2013.  With annex and appendices.
 


-13-128 Niger - Agreement on Defense Status of Forces  [709 Kb]  

Defense: Status of Forces
Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Niamey July 6, 2012 and January 28, 2013; entered into force January 28, 2013.
 


-13-205 Netherlands - Agreement Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding on Defense Technology Research and Development Projects  [329 Kb]  

Defense: Research and Development

Amendment two to memorandum of understanding of May 14, 1998. Signed at Arlington and The Hague December 7, 2012 and February 5, 2013; entered into force February 5, 2013.
 


-13-211 Gabon - Agreement Memorandum of Understanding on Use of U.S. Land Remote Sensing Satellite Data  [1073 Kb]  

Scientific Cooperation

Memorandum of understanding signed at Buellton, California February 11, 2013; entered into force February 11, 2013.  With annexes.
 


-13-212 Canada - Agreement Protocol on Great Lakes Water Quality  [4214 Kb]  

Pollution: Great Lakes Water Quality

Protocol amending the agreement of November 22, 1978, as amended.  Signed at Washington September 7, 2012; entered into force February 12, 2013.  With appendix.
 


-13-215 Argentina - Agreement Memorandum of Understanding on Use of U.S. Land Remove Sensing Satellite Data  [1040 Kb]  

Scientific Cooperation

Memorandum of understanding signed at Buenos Aires and Reston November 30, 2012 and February 15, 2013; entered into force February 15, 2013.  With annexes.
 


-13-220 European Union - Agreement on Energy Efficient Labelling Programs for Office Equipment  [19692 Kb]  

Energy: Energy-Efficiency Labeling Programs for Office Equipment

Agreement signed at Brussels and Washington December 10, 2012 and January 18, 2013; entered into force February 20, 2013.
With annexes.

 


-13-220.1 Colombia - Agreement on Scientific and Technical Cooperation in the Earth Sciences  [700 Kb]  

Scientific Cooperation: Earth Sciences

Memorandum of understanding signed at Reston and Bogota January 10 and February 20, 2013; entered into force February 20, 2013.
 


-13-227 Belize - Agreement Memorandum of Understanding on the Import Restrictions on Categories of Archaeological Material representing the Cultural Heritage of Belize from the Pre-Ceramic, Classic and Colonial Periods  [396 Kb]  

Cultural Property

Memorandum of understanding signed at Belize City February 27, 2013; entered into force February 27, 2013.
 


-13-319 Marshall Islands - Agreement Protocol on Maritime Surveillance and Interdiction Activities  [790 Kb]  

Maritime Interdiction: Cooperation

Protocol to the agreement of August 5, 2008.  Signed at Majuro March 19, 2013; entered into force March 19, 2013.
 


-13-319.1 Brazil - Agreement Exchange of Information relating to Taxes  [651 Kb]  

Taxation: Information Exchange

Agreement signed at Brasilia March 20, 2007; entered into force March 19, 2013.
 


-13-322 Norway - Agreement on Use of U.S. Land Remote Sensing Satellite Data  [713 Kb]  

Remote Sensing: Cooperation

Agreement signed at Reston and Oslo March 12 and 22, 2013; entered into force March 22, 2013. With annexes.
 


-13-325 Guyana - Air Transport Agreement  [680 Kb]  

Civil Aviation: Transport Services

Agreement signed at Georgetown March 25, 2013; entered into force March 25, 2013.
 


-13-402 Indonesia - Agreement of Millennium Challenge Compact  [2844 Kb]  

Economic Assistance

Millennium Challenge Compact signed at Bali November 19, 2011; entered into force April 2, 2013.  With annexes.
 


-13-423 Nigeria - Agreement on Mutual Assistance between Customs Administrations  [414 Kb]  

Customs

Agreement signed at Washington April 23, 2013; entered into force April 23, 2013.
 


-13-427 Saudi Arabia - Agreement Memorandum of Understanding on Use of U.S. Land Remote Sensing Satellite Data  [1084 Kb]  

Remote Sensing: Cooperation

Agreement signed at Reston and Riyadh February 19 and April 27, 2013; entered into force April 27, 2013.  With annexes.
 


-13-429 Thailand - Agreement on Use of U.S. Land Remote Sensing Satellite Data  [1016 Kb]  

Remote Sensing: Cooperation

Agreement signed at South Dakota and Bangkok April 12 and 29, 2013; entered into force April 29, 2013.  With annexes.
 


-13-430 Saint Lucia - Agreement on Defense Status of Forces  [612 Kb]  

Defense: Status of Forces


Agreement effected by exchange of notes April 23 and 30, 2013; entered into force April 30, 2013.
 


-13-509 Vietnam - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters  [774 Kb]  

Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Washington May 9, 2013; entered into force May 9, 2013.  With addenda and annex.
 


-13-521 Myanmar - Investment Incentive Agreement  [334 Kb]  

Investment Guaranties

Agreement signed at Washington May 21, 2013; entered into force May 21, 2013.
 


-13-522 Trinidad and Tobago - Agreement on Defense Status of Forces  [993 Kb]  

Defense: Status of Forces

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Port of Spain February 20 and May 22, 2013; entered into force May 22, 2013.
 


-13-528 Japan - Agreement Memorandum of Understanding for Sharing the Space Situational Awareness Services and Information for Safety of Space  [1095 Kb]  

Space Cooperation: Space Situational Awareness Services and Information

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Tokyo May 28, 2013; entered into force May 28, 2013.  With memorandum of understanding.


-13-529 South Africa - Agreement Memorandum of Understanding for Use of U.S. Land Remote Sensing Satellite Data  [1230 Kb]  

Remote Sensing: Cooperation

Memorandum of understanding signed at Reston and Hartebeeshoek February 19 and May 29, 2013; entered into force May 29, 2013.
With annexes.
 


-13-605 Japan - Agreement Extension for Outer Space Solar Physics Satellite (SOLAR-B) Project  [484 Kb]  

Space Cooperation: Solar Physics Satellite Project

Agreement extending the agreement of June 10, 2005.  Effected by exchange of notes at Washington June 5, 2013; entered into force June 5, 2013.
 


-13-613 Canada - Defense Agreement Amendment for Battle Control System - Fixed (BCS-F) Modernization  [547 Kb]  

Defense:  Research and Development

Agreement amending the memorandum of understanding of March 9, 2007.  Signed at Washington and Ottawa April 30 and June 13, 2013; entered into force June 13, 2013.
 


-13-618 Australia - Air Transport Agreement and Amendment  [922 Kb]  

Civil Aviation: Transport Services

Agreement signed at Washington March 31, 2008; entered into force June 18, 2013.  With annexes.  And agreement amending the agreement.  Effected by exchange of notes at Washington May 30 and June 18, 2013; entered into force June 18, 2013. 


-13-624 Iraq - Investment Incentive Agreement  [1097 Kb]  

Investment Guaranties

Agreement signed at Amman July 11, 2005; entered into force June 24, 2013.
 


-13-626 South Sudan - Investment Incentive Agreement  [411 Kb]  

Investment Guaranties

Agreement signed at Washington April 17, 2013; entered into force June 26, 2013.
 


-13-627 Myanmar - Agreement for Economic and Technical Cooperation  [1798 Kb]  

Economic and Technical Cooperation

Agreement signed at Nay Pyi Taw June 27, 2013; entered into force June 27, 2013.
 


-13-628 Colombia - Environmental Cooperation Agreement  [1110 Kb]  

Environmental Cooperation

Agreement signed at Washington April 19, 2013; entered into force June 28, 2013.
 


-13-702 Bahrain - Agreement for Mutual Assistance between Customs Administrations  [705 Kb]  

Customs

Agreement signed at Washington November 5, 2010; entered into force July 2, 2013.
 


-13-705 Macedonia - Air Transport Agreement  [2037 Kb]  

Civil Aviation: Transport Services

Agreement signed at Skopje August 23, 2012; entered into force July 5, 2013.
 


-13-708 Turkey - Agreement for Scientific and Technological Cooperation  [1285 Kb]  

Scientific Cooperation

Agreement signed at Washington October 20, 2010; entered into force July 8, 2013. With annexes.
 


-13-711 China - Protocol on Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters  [1793 Kb]  

Nuclear Safety

Protocol signed at Washington July 11, 2013; entered into force July 11, 2013.  With addendum and annex.
 


-13-725 Republic of Korea - Agreement for Nuclear Safety on Technical, Economic, and Nonproliferation Aspects of Spent Fuel Management Technologies  [1171 Kb]  

Nuclear Material

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Washington July 19 and 22, 2013; entered into force July 25, 2013.
 


-13-726 European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites - Agreement Memorandum of Understanding for the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission  [1243 Kb]  

Satellites: Global Precipitation Measurement Mission

Memorandum of understanding signed at Darmstadt and Washington June 28 and July 26, 2013; entered into force July 26, 2013.
 


-13-728 Honduras - Memorandum of Agreement for Civil Aviation concerning the Deployment of Air Marshals on Board Aircraft  [928 Kb]  

Civil Aviation: Air Marshals

Memorandum of agreement signed at Tegucigalpa July 18 and 28, 2013; entered into force July 28, 2013.  With annex.
 


-13-730 Argentina - Framework Agreement on Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space  [1304 Kb]  

Space Cooperation: Peaceful Uses

Agreement signed at Buenos Aires October 25, 2011; entered into force July 30, 2013.  With annex.
 


-13-806 Thailand - Agreement relating to Scientific and Technical Cooperation  [1497 Kb]  

Scientific Cooperation

Agreement signed at Bangkok August 6, 2013; entered into force August 6, 2013.  With annexes.

 


-13-806.1 Cambodia - Agreement Amendment and Extension to Memorandum of Understanding for Import Restrictions on Archaeological Material from Cambodia from the Bronze Age through the Khmer Era  [501 Kb]  

Cultural Property

Agreement amending and extending the memorandum of understanding of September 19, 2003.  Effected by exchange of notes at Phnom Penh July 18 and August 6, 2013; entered into force August 6, 2013.
 


-13-815 Palau - Agreement on Operational Cooperation to Suppress Illicit Transnational Maritime Activity  [726 Kb]  

Maritime Interdiction

Agreement signed at Koror August 15, 2013; entered into force August 15, 2013.
 


-13-828 Honduras - Agreement of Millennium Challenge Compact  [2296 Kb]  

Economic Assistance

Millennium Challenge Compact signed August 28, 2013; entered into force August 28, 2013.  With annexes.
 


-13-901 Netherlands - Defense Agreement on the Status of United States Personnel in the Caribbean Part of the Kingdom  [692 Kb]  

Defense: Status of Forces in the Caribbean Part of the Kingdom

Agreement signed at Washington October 19, 2012; entered into force September 1, 2013.
 


-13-903 Philippines - Agreement on the Establishment of a Second Tropical Forest Conservation Fund  [1969 Kb]  

Conservation

Agreement signed at Manila July 18, 2013; entered into force September 3, 2013.
 


-13-908 Libya - Agreement Memorandum of Understanding for Elimination of the Remaining Stock of Chemical Weapons in Libya  [691 Kb]  

Weapons: Proliferation

Memorandum of understanding signed at Tripoli September 8, 2013; entered into force September 8, 2013.  With exchange of notes.
 


-13-909 Kosovo - Agreement on the Program of the Peace Corps  [643 Kb]  

Peace Corps

Agreement signed at Pristina September 9, 2013; entered into force September 9, 2013.
 


-13-916 France - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters  [1050 Kb]  

Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Vienna September 16, 2013; entered into force September 16, 2013.  With addenda.
 


-13-917 International Institute for the Unification of Private Law - Tax Reimbursement Agreement  [618 Kb]  

Taxation: Reimbursement

Agreement signed at Rome September 17, 2013; entered into force September 17, 2013.  With annex.
 


-13-917.1 Greece - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters  [1086 Kb]  

Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Vienna September 17, 2013; entered into force September 17, 2013.  With addenda.
 


-13-918 Netherlands - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters  [955 Kb]  

Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Vienna September 18, 2013; entered into force September 18, 2013.  With addenda and annex.
 


-13-927 Italy - Agreement for Cooperation on the European Space Agency-Led BepiColombo Mission  [1391 Kb]  

Space Cooperation: European Space Agency-led Bepi Colombo Mission

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Washington August 20 and September 27, 2013; entered into force September 27, 2013.
With memorandum of understanding.
 


-13-930 United Kingdom - Agreement concerning the Use of Wideawake Airfield on Ascension Island by Civil Aircraft Not Engaged in Scheduled International Air Services  [451 Kb]  

Defense

Agreement extending the agreement of October 1, 2003.  Effected by exchange of notes at Washington September 27 and 30, 2013;
entered into force September 30, 2013.


-13-1001 Australia - Amendments and Extensions to Agreement on Defense Logistics Support  [1159 Kb]  

Defense: Logistics

Agreement amending and extending agreement of November 4, 1989.  Effected by exchange of notes at Canberra October 13 and December 9, 2011; entered into force October 1, 2013.  And agreement amending and extending agreement of November 4, 1989.
Effected by exchange of notes at Canberra August 7, 2000 and July 30, 2001; entered into force October 12, 2001.  With agreement signed at Sydney November 4, 1989; entered into force November 4, 1989.
 


-13-1008 Japan - Agreement on Space Cooperation  [1581 Kb]  

Space Cooperation: X-Ray Astronomy Satellite (ASTRO-H) Project


Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Washington October 8, 2013; entered into force October 8, 2013.  With memorandum of understanding.
 


-13-1009 India - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters  [945 Kb]  

Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Rockville and Mumbai September 26 and October 9, 2013; entered into force October 9, 2013.
 With addenda and annex.
 


-13-1017 Uganda - Bilateral Work Agreement for Dependents of Members of Diplomatic Missions Assigned to Official Duty in the Respective Countries  [556 Kb]  

Employment


Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Kampala August 20 and 21, 2013; entered into force October 17, 2013.
 


-13-1024 Ukraine - Extension to Agreement concerning Operational Safety Enhancements, Risk Reduction Measures, and Nuclear Safety Regulation for Civilian Nuclear Facilities in Ukraine 

Atomic Energy: Safety

Agreement extending the agreement of October 25, 1993.  Effected by exchange of notes at Kiev September 24 and October 24, 2013;
entered into force October 24, 2013.
 


-13-1026 Jordan - Loan Guarantee Assistance Agreement  [918 Kb]  

Loan Guarantee Assistance

Agreement signed at Amman August 14, 2013; entered into force October 26, 2013.
 


-13-1101 Ukraine - Memorandum of Understanding regarding the U.S.-Ukraine Fulbright Science and Technology Education Program  [880 Kb]  

Education: Science and Technology Program

Memorandum of understanding signed at Kyiv November 1, 2013; entered into force November 1, 2013.
 


-13-1115 Zambia - Agreement of Millennium Challenge Compact  [3916 Kb]  

Economic Assistance

Millennium Challenge Compact signed at Lusaka May 10, 2012; entered into force November 15, 2013.  With annexes.
 


-13-1121 Canada - Agreement for the Sharing of Visa and Immigration Information  [1062 Kb]  

Visas and Immigration: Information Exchange

Agreement signed at Ottawa December 13, 2012; entered into force November 21, 2013.
 


-13-1121.1 Japan - Agreement Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation in the Use of U.S. Land Remote Sensing Satelite Data  [1307 Kb]  

Remote Sensing: Satellite Data

Memorandum of understanding signed at Reston and Tsukuba November 13 and 21, 2013; entered into force November 21, 2013.
With annexes.
 


-13-1203 International Renewable Energy Agency - Tax Reimbursement Agreement  [581 Kb]  

Taxation: Reimbursement

Agreement signed at Abu Dhabi December 3, 2013; entered into force December 3, 2013.  With annex.
 


-13-1207 Panama - Agreement on Environmental Cooperation  [883 Kb]  

Environmental Cooperation

Agreement signed at Panama City May 2, 2012; entered into force December 7, 2013.
 


-13-1208 United Arab Emirates - Agreement on Air Transport Preclearance  [1893 Kb]  

Civil Aviation: Preclearance

Agreement signed at Washington April 15, 2013; entered into force December 8, 2013.  With annex and related exchange of notes.
 


-13-1209 Spain - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement FATCA  [4398 Kb]  

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Madrid May 14, 2013; entered into force December 9, 2013.  With annexes.

 


-13-1216 Multilateral - Agreement for Assistance in Securing Low Enriched Uranium for a Research Reactor  [936 Kb]  

Atomic Energy: Uranium

Agreement signed at Vienna and Geneva May 2, November 25, and December 16, 2013; entered into force December 16, 2013.  With annex.
 


-13-1218 Iraq - Agreement for Economic and Technical Cooperation  [637 Kb]  

Economic and Technical Cooperation

Agreement signed at Amman July 11, 2005; entered into force December 18, 2013.
 


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