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2014 Treaties and Agreements



-14-108 China - Agreement Amending and Extending Memorandum of Understanding of January 14, 2009 concerning Cultural Property 

Cultural Property

Agreement amending and extending memorandum of understanding of January 14, 2009.  Effected by exchange of notes at Beijing
January 6 and 8, 2014; entered into force January 8, 2014; with effect from January 14, 2014.
 


-14-0114 Bulgaria - Agreement Memorandum of Understanding concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Categories of Archaeological and Ecclesiastical Ethnological Material of the Republic of Bulgaria 

Cultural Property

Memorandum of understanding signed at Sofia January 14, 2014; entered into force January 14, 2014.
 


-14-0122 Iraq - Agreement concerning Security Measures for the Protection of Military Information 

Defense:  Security of Information

Agreement signed at Baghdad September 30, 2013; entered into force January 22, 2014.


-14-0127 Norway - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation:  Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Oslo April 15, 2013; entered into force January 27, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0201 Netherlands - Agreement concerning Cooperation in Civil Aviation Safety 

Civil Aviation: Safety

Agreement signed at Washington May 23, 2013; entered into force February 1, 2014.
 


-14-0206 Indonesia - Agreement amending and extending Memorandum of Understanding of February 16, 2009 concerning the Establishment of the American-Indonesian Exchange Foundation 

Education

Agreement amending and extending memorandum of understanding of February 16, 2009. Effected by exchange of notes at Jakarta January 15 and February 6, 2014; entered into force February 6, 2014.
 


-14-0220 Portugal - Employment Agreement on Gainful Activities of the Dependents of Members of Diplomatic Missions and Consular Posts Assigned to Official Duty 

Employment
Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Lisbon September 23 and October 10, 2013; entered into force February 20, 2014.
 


-14-0303 Micronesia - Agreement concerning Operational Cooperation to Suppress Illicit Transnational Maritime Activity 

Maritime Interdiction
Agreement signed at Palikir March 3, 2014; entered into force March 3, 2014.


-14-0303.1 International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property - Tax Reimbursement 

Tax: Reimbursement

Agreement signed at Rome March 3, 2014; entered into force March 3, 2014.  With annex.
 


-14-0304 Japan - Agreement for Defense Research and Development 

Defense: Research and Development


Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Tokyo March 4, 2014; entered into force March 4, 2014.
 


-14-0307 Honduras - Agreement regarding concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Archaeological Material from the Pre-Columbian Cultures and Ecclesiastical Ethnological Material from the Colonial Period of Honduras 

Cultural Property

Agreement amending and extending memorandum of understanding of March 12, 2004, as amended and extended.  Effected by exchange of notes at Washington March 7, 2014; entered into force March 7, 2014; with effect from March 12, 2014.
 


-14-0312 Kuwait - Memorandum of Understanding for the Reciprocal Tax Exemption on Income Derived from the Operation of Aircraft 

Double Taxation:  Aircraft

Memorandum of understanding signed at Kuwait March 28, 2011; entered into force March 12, 2014.
 


-14-0318 Republic of Korea - Agreement for Cooperation concerning Civil Uses of Atomic Energy 

Atomic Energy: Cooperation for Civil Uses


Agreement amending and extending the agreement of November 24, 1972, as amended and extended.  Effected by exchange of notes at Seoul March 17 and 18, 2014; entered into force March 18, 2014.
 


-14-0326 Czech Republic - Agreement for Cooperation in Civilian Nuclear Energy Research and Development 

Nuclear Energy: Civil Research and Development

Agreement signed at Prague March 26, 2014; entered into force March 26, 2014.
 


-14-0402 Ireland - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Dublin December 21, 2012; entered into force April 2, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0410 Mexico - Agreement on Foreign Account Tax Compliance 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Mexico City April 9, 2014; entered into force April 10, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0411 Malaysia - Education Agreement onTeaching Assistant Program 

Education: Teaching Assistant Program

Agreement extending the memorandum of understanding of August 8, 2012.  Effected by exchange of notes at Kuala Lumpur and
Putrajaya April 8 and 11, 2014; entered into force April 11, 2014.
 


-14-0414 Cayman Islands - Agreement for the Exchange of Information Relating to Taxes 

Taxation: Information Exchange

Agreement signed at London November 29, 2013; entered into force April 14, 2014.
 


-14-0421 Finland - Agreement relating to Scientific and Technological Cooperation 

Scientific Cooperation

Agreement amending the agreement of May 16, 1995.  Signed at Helsinki October 16, 2012; entered into force April 21, 2014.
 


-14-0422 Burundi - Agreement regarding the Status of United States Personnel in the Republic of Burundi 

Defense: Status of Forces

Agreement signed at Bujumbura April 14, 2014; entered into force April 22, 2014.
 


-14-0424 Malaysia - Agreement concerning Employment on a Reciprocal Basis of Dependents of Official Government Employees 

Employment


Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Kuala Lumpur April 23 and 24, 2014; entered into force April 24, 2014.
 


-14-0429 European Space Agency - Memorandum of Understanding concerning the 2016 ExoMars Mission 

Space Cooperation:  ExoMars Mission

Memorandum of understanding signed at Paris and Washington April 14 and 29, 2014; entered into force April 29, 2014.
 


-14-0430 Colombia - Agreement for the Exchange of Tax Information 

Taxation: Information Exchange

Agreement signed at Bogota March 30, 2001; entered into force April 30, 2014.

 


-14-0523 Botswana - Air Transport Agreement 

Civil Aviation: Transport Services

Agreement signed at Gaborone May 23, 2014; entered into force May 23, 2014.  With annex.
 


-14-0602 Switzerland - Agreement for Cooperation to Facilitate the Implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Bern February 14, 2013, with annexes.  And agreement amending the agreement.  Effected by exchange of notes at Washington September 6 and 13, 2013; entered into force June 2, 2014.  With exchange of correcting notes.

 


-14-0606 International Atomic Energy Agency - Amendment to Agreement of May 11, 1959 for Cooperation 

Atomic Energy: Cooperation


Agreement amending the agreement of May 11, 1959, as amended. Signed at Vienna January 21, 2014; Entered into force June 6, 2014.
 


-14-0611 Mexico - Agreements to Extend the Agreement of June 4, 1999 for Wildfire Protection for the Common Border 

Wildfire Protection

Agreements extending agreement of June 4, 1999, as amended.  Signed at Mexico City June 4 and 11, 2014; entered into force June 11, 2014; and signed at Mexico City January 27, 28, and 29, 2015; entered into force January 29, 2015; effective from February 4, 2015.
 


-14-0613 European Union - Agreement for Scientific and Technological Cooperation 

Scientific Cooperation


Agreement extending the agreement of December 5, 1997.  As extended and amended.  Effected by exchange of notes at Brussels and Washington,  April 28 and June 12, 2014; entered into force June 13, 2014.
 


-14-0618 Republic of Korea - Agreement for Special Measures relating to Article V of the Agreement under Article IV of the Mutual Defense Treaty 

Defense: Facilities and Areas and the Status of United States Armed Forces

Agreement for special measures relating to Article V of the agreement under Article IV of the Mutual Defense Treaty.
Signed at Seoul February 2, 2014; entered into force June 18, 2014.  With implementation arrangement and exchanges of notes and correcting notes.
 


-14-0621 Jordan - Loan Guarantee Agreement 

Loan Guarantee

Agreement signed at Amman May 5, 2014; entered into force June 21, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0625 Philippines - Agreement on Defense Cooperation 

Defense: Cooperation

Agreement signed at Quezon City April 28, 2014; entered into force June 25, 2014.
 


-14-0626 Malta - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Valletta December 16, 2013; entered into force June 26, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0627 Canada - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance through Enhanced Exchange of Information under the Convention with Respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Ottawa February 5, 2014; entered into force June 27, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0629 Gibraltar - Protocol Amending the Agreement for the Exchange of Information Relating to Taxes of March 31, 2009 

Taxation: Information Exchange

Protocol amending agreement of March 31, 2009.  Signed at London May 8, 2014; entered into force June 29, 2014.
 


-14-0630 Australia - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Canberra April 28, 2014; entered into force June 30, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0701 Cayman Islands - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at London November 29, 2013; entered into force July 1, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0701.1 Georgia - Millennium Challenge Compact 

Economic Assistance

Millennium Challenge Compact signed at Tbilisi July 26, 2013; entered into force July 1, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0701.2 Slovenia - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Ljubljana June 2, 2014; entered into force July 1, 2014. With annexes.
 


-14-0703 New Zealand - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Wellington June 12, 2014; entered into force July 3, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0709 Estonia - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Tallinn April 11, 2014; entered into force July 9, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0716 Hungary - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Budapest February 4, 2014; entered into force July 16, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0717 Multilateral - Memorandum of Understanding on Defense Joint Strike Fighter Program Test and Evaluation 

Defense: Joint Strike Fighter Program

Memorandum of understanding signed at High Wycombe, The Hague, Breda, Washington, and Canberra July 7, 11, 17, and 21, 2014;
entered into force July 17, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0718 Mexico - Agreement concerning Transboundary Hydrocarbon Reservoirs in the Gulf of Mexico 

Boundaries: Hydrocarbon Reservoirs

Agreement signed at Los Cabos February 20, 2012; entered into force July 18, 2014.
 


-14-0718.1 Tunisia - Loan Guarantee Agreement 

Loan Guarantee

Agreement signed at Washington June 3, 2014; entered into force July 18, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0720 Japan - Protocol extending the Agreement on Cooperation in Research and Development in Science and Technology of June 20, 1988 

Scientific Cooperation

Protocol extending the agreement of June 20, 1988, as amended and extended.  Signed at Tokyo April 23, 2014; entered into force July 20, 2014.
 


-14-0730 Germany - Amendment Two to the Agreement concerning In-Service Support of the Rolling Airframe Missile MK-31 Guided Missile Weapon System 

Defense: Cooperation

Agreement amending the agreement of February 9, 2001, as amended.  Signed at Washington and Koblenz July 23 and 30, 2014;
Entered into force July 30, 2014.
 


-14-0807 Equatorial Guinea - Air Transport Agreement 

Civil Aviation: Transport Services

Agreement signed at Washington August 7, 2014; entered into force August 7, 2014.
 


-14-0811 United Kingdom - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement FATCA 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at London September 12, 2012; entered into force August 11, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0814 Chile - Agreement regarding Mutual Assistance between their Customs Administrations 

Customs

Agreement signed at Washington June 30, 2014; entered into force August 14, 2014.
 


-14-0819 Bermuda - Agreement for Cooperation to Facilitate the Implementation of Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Hamilton December 19, 2013; entered into force August 19, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0821 El Salvador - Agreement extending Agreement of March 31, 2000 concerning United States Access to and Use of Facilities at the International Airport of El Salvador for Aerial Counter-Narcotics Activities 

Narcotic Drugs

Agreement extending the agreement of March 31, 2000, as extended.  Effected by exchange of notes at San Salvador August 20 and 21, 2014; entered into force August 21, 2014.
 


-14-0828 Brazil - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Regulatory and Safety Research Matters 

Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Rio de Janeiro and Rockville August 1 and 28, 2014; entered into force August 28, 2014.
With addenda.

 


-14-0829 Mauritius - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Port Louis December 27, 2013; entered into force August 29, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-0829.1 Mauritius - Agreement for the Exchange of Information Relating to Taxes 

Taxation: Information Exchange

Agreement signed at Port Louis December 27, 2013; entered into force August 29, 2014.
 


-14-0905 Comoros - Agreement Concerning the Program of the Peace Corps in Comoros 

Peace Corps

Agreement signed at Moroni September 5, 2014; entered into force September 5, 2014.
 


-14-0910 Southeast European Law Enforcement Center - Cooperation Agreement 

Judicial Assistance: Cooperation

Agreement signed at Bucharest September 9, 2014; entered into force September 10, 2014.
 


-14-0916 Colombia - Agreement on Antitrust Cooperation 

Trade: Antitrust Cooperation

Agreement signed at Washington and Montevideo September 5 and 16, 2014; entered into force September 16, 2014.
 


-14-0917 Israel - Agreement amending Memorandum of Agreement of March 24, 2005 concerning Defense Research and Development 

Defense: Research and Development

Agreement amending memorandum of agreement of March 24, 2005.  Agreement signed at Washington September 16 and 17, 2014;
entered into force September 17, 2014.
 


-14-0924 Belgium - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters 

Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Vienna September 24, 2014; entered into force September 24, 2014.  With addenda and annex.
 


-14-0924.1 Czech Republic - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters 

Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Vienna September 24, 2014; entered into force September 24, 2014.  With addenda and annex.
 


-14-0924.2 Kazakhstan - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters 

Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Vienna September 24, 2014; entered into force September 24, 2014.  With annex.
 


-14-0924.3 South Africa - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters 

Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Vienna September 24, 2014; entered into force September 24, 2014.  With addenda and annex.
 


-14-0924.4 Comoros - Agreement regarding the Status of United States Personnel in the Union of the Comoros 

Defense: Status of Forces

Agreement signed at Moroni June 7, 2013; entered into force September 24, 2014.
 


-14-0929 Indonesia - Agreement regarding a Debt-for-Nature Swap with respect to Certain Debt owed by the Goverment of Indonesia to the Government of the United States 

Finance: Debt-for-Nature Swap

Agreement signed at Jakarta September 29, 2014; entered into force September 29, 2014.  With schedules.
 


-14-1003 Vietnam - Agreement for Cooperation Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy 

Atomic Energy: Peaceful Uses

Agreement signed at Hanoi May 6, 2014; entered into force October 3, 2014.  With agreed minute.

 


-14-1007 Niue - Treaty on the Delimitation of a Maritime Boundary 

Boundaries: Maritime

Treaty signed at Wellington May 13, 1997; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate June 23, 1998 (Treaty Doc. 105-53, 105th Congress, 2d Session); reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations July 25, 2002 (Senate Executive Report No. 107-5, 107th Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate August 1, 2002; ratified by the President November 26, 2003; ratified by Niue September 23, 2014; Instruments of ratification exchanged October 8, 2004 and and October 7, 2014; entered into force October 7, 2014.
 


-14-1007.1 Lithuania - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Vilnius August 26, 2014; entered into force October 7, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-1014 France - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Paris November 14, 2013; entered into force October 14, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-1028 South Africa - Agreement to Improve Internatioal Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Pretoria June 9, 2014; entered into force October 28, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-1111 Myanmar - Agreement concerning the Program of the Peace Corps 

Peace Corps

Agreement signed at Nay Pyi Taw November 11, 2014; entered into force November 11, 2014.
 


-14-1112 - Multilateral - Memorandum of Understanding for the Cooperative Engineering and Manufacturing Development of the Evolved Seasparrow Missile Block 2 

Defense: Research and Development

Memorandum of understanding signed at Brussels, The Hague, Lisbon, Koblenz, Madrid, Washington, Athens, Ankara, Canberra, Bergen, Copenhagen, and Ottawa October 28, and and December 5, 2013, January 9 and 15, April 1, 10, and 16, May 27, July 22 and 30,
September 19, and November 12, 2014; entered into force November 12, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-1121 United Nations Environment Programme - Agreement Amending Agreement to Cooperate on Activities and Facilities to Support the UNEP Division of Early Warning and Assessment in North America 

Environment: Cooperation

Agreement extending and amending agreement of December 21, 2004.  Agreement signed at Washington November 21, 2014; entered into force November 21, 2014.
 


-14-1202 Multilateral - Amendment Two to the Framework Memorandum of Understanding concerning Cooperation in Post-Production Support of Harrier Aircraft 

Defense: Aircraft

Agreement amending the memorandum of understanding of October 5 and December 9, 2004 and January 10, 2005, as amended;
Signed at Washington, Madrid, and Rome November 6 and 14, and December 2, 2014;  entered into force December 2, 2014.
 


-14-1209 Suriname - Air Transport Agreement 

Civil Aviation: Transport Services

Agreement signed at Paramaribo July 8, 2013; entered into force December 9, 2014.
 


-14-1209.1 Malaysia - Memorandum of Understanding regarding Mutual Assistance on Customs Matters 

Customs

Memorandum of understanding signed at Sepang December 9, 2014; entered into force December 9, 2014.
 


-14-1209.2 Tunisia - Agreement on Science and Technology Cooperation 

Scientific Cooperation

Agreement signed at Tunis August 15, 2014; entered into force December 9, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-1209.3 Austria - Agreement for Cooperation to Facilitate the Implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Vienna April 29, 2014; entered into force December 9, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-1212 Australia - Agreement for the Sharing of Visa and Immigration Information 

Visas and Immigration: Information Exchange

Agreement signed at Canberra August 27, 2014; entered into force December 12, 2014.
 


-14-1212.1 Indonesia - Amendment to the Agreement of September 29, 2014 regarding a Debt-For-Nature Swap with Respect to Certain Debt Owed by Indonesia to the United States of America 

Finance:  Debt-for-Nature Swap

Agreement amending the agreement of September 29, 2014.  Signed at Jakarta December 12, 2014; entered into force December 12, 2014.
 


-14-1215 Latvia - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Riga June 27, 2014; entered into force December 15, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-1217 - United Kingdom - Amendment to Agreement of July 3, 1958 for Cooperation on the Uses of Atomic Energy for Mutual Defense Purposes 

Atomic Energy: Cooperation for Mutual Defense Purposes

Agreement amending the agreement of July 3, 1958, as amended.  Signed at Washington July 22, 2014; entered into force December 17, 2014.
 


-14-1218 - Philippines - Claims Agreement for Compensation for Damage to the Tubbataha Reef caused by the Gounding of the USS Guardian 

Claims

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Manila and Pasay City November 13 and December 18, 2014; entered into force December 18, 2014.
 


-14-1218.1 Czech Republic - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and with Respect to the United States Information and Reporting Provisions Commonly Known as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Prague August 4, 2014; entered into force December 18, 2014.  With annexes.
 


-14-1219 Guinea - Agreement on the Status of United States Forces in Guinea 

Defense: Status of Forces

Agreement signed at Washington December 19, 2014; entered into force December 19, 2014.
 


-14-1230 Vietnam - Memorandum of Understanding concerning Scientific and Technical Cooperation in the Earth Sciences 

Scientific Cooperation: Earth Sciences

Memorandum of understanding signed at Reston and Vietnam November 10 and December 30, 2014; entered into force December 30, 2014.
 


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