2015 Treaties and Agreements


15-101 Afghanistan - Agreement for Security and Defense Cooperation 

Defense:  Cooperation

Agreement signed at Kabul September 30, 2014; entered into force January 1, 2015.  With annexes. 


15-116 Oman - Air Transport Agreement 

Civil Aviation: Transport Services

Agreement signed at Muscat December 19, 2013; entered into force January 16, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-119 Norway - Memorandum of Agreement concerning Defense Test and Evaluation Program (TEP) Cooperation 

Defense: Cooperation

Memorandum of agreement signed at Washington and Oslo December 22, 2014 and January 19, 2015; entered into force January 19, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-122 India - Amendment One to the Memorandum of Agreement of January 9, 2006 for Defense Research, Development, Testing, and Evaluation (RDT&E) Projects 

Defense: Research and Development

Agreement amending memorandum of agreement of January 9, 2006.  Signed at New Delhi January 22, 2015; entered into force January 22, 2015.  With annex.
 


15-122.1 Liechtenstein - Protocol Amending Agreement of December 8, 2008 on Tax Cooperation and the Exchange of Information relating to Taxes 

Taxation:  Information Exchange

Protocol amending agreement of December 8, 2008.  Signed at Vaduz May 16, 2014;  entered into force January 22, 2015.


15-122.2 Liechtenstein - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Vaduz May 16, 2014; entered into force January 22, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-201 Singapore - Agreement regarding Mutual Assistance between Customs Administrations 

Customs

Agreement signed at Singapore December 1, 2014; entered into force February 1, 2015.
 


15-204 Thailand - Memorandum of Understanding concerning Scientific and Technical Cooperation in the Earth Sciences 

Scientific Cooperation: Earth Sciences

Memorandum of understanding signed at Reston and Thailand November 10, 2014 and February 4, 2015; entered into force February 4, 2015.
 


15-204.1 Suriname - Defense Agreement regarding the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative 

Defense:  Caribbean Basin Security Initiative

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Paramaribo November 29, 2012 and February 4, 2015; entered into force February 4, 2015.


15-211 Multilateral - Agriculture - Cooperative Agreement for the Prevention, Detection, Suppression and Eradication of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly and Other Economically Important Fruit Flies 

Agriculture: Mediterranean Fruit Fly

Agreement signed at Washington and Mexico City May 13 and 19, 2014; entered into force February 11, 2015.
 


15-219 Honduras - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Tegucigalpa March 31, 2014; entered into force February 19, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-220 Finland - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Helsinki March 5, 2014; entered into force February 20, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-224 Guernsey - Law Enforcement Agreement regarding the Sharing of Confiscated or Forfeited Assets or their Equivalent Funds 

Law Enforcement

Agreement signed at St. Peter Port January 27, 2015; entered into force February 24, 2015.
 


15-306 El Salvador - Agreement Amending and Extending Memorandum of Understanding of March 8, 1995 concerning Cultural Property 

Cultural Property

Agreement amending and extending the Memorandum of Understanding of March 8, 1995.  As amended and extended.  Effected by exchange of notes at Washington March 6, 2015; entered into force March 6, 2015; with effect from March 8, 2015.
 


15-311 Sweden - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Stockholm August 8, 2014; entered into force March 11, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-318 Singapore - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Singapore December 9, 2014; entered into force March 18, 2015. With annexes.
 


15-320 North Atlantic Treaty Organization Communications and Information Organization Memorandum of Agreement for Defense Cooperation 

Defense: Cooperation

Memorandum of agreement signed February 24 and March 20, 2015; entered into force March 20, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-326 Belgium - Agreement regarding the Status of a Category of United States Forces Personnel 

Defense: Status of Forces

Agreement signed at Brussels July 13, 2012; entered into force March 26, 2015.
 


15-407 Togo - Air Transport Agreement 

Civil Aviation: Transport Services

Agreement signed at Lome April 7, 2015; entered into force April 7, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-408 Somalia - Agreement relating to Employment of Dependents of Members of Diplomatic Missions and Consular Posts Assigned to Official Duty 

Employment


Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Washington March 11 and April 8, 2015; entered into force April 8, 2015.
 


15-409 Netherlands - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at The Hague December 18, 2013; entered into force April 9, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-410 Mexico - Environment and Conservation Agreement on Wildfire Protection 

Environment and Conservation:  Wildfire Protection

Agreement signed at Washington and Boquillas April 8 and 10, 2015; entered into force April 10, 2015.
 


15-422 Multilateral - Memorandum of Understanding regarding Defense Test and Evaluation Program Cooperation 

Defense: Cooperation

Memorandum of understanding signed at Washington, Australian Capital Territory, London, Wellington, and Ottawa April 17 and 22, May 11, June 5, and August 19, 2015; entered into force April 22, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-413 Argentina - Agreement regarding Finance Clearance of Arrears 

Finance: Arrears Clearance

Agreement signed at Buenos Aires February 26, 2015; entered into force April 13, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-415 Multilateral - Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage 

Atomic Energy:  Supplementary Compensation

Convention adopted at Vienna September 12, 1997; with annex; Signed by the United States September 29, 1997; Instrument of Ratification deposited at Vienna May 21, 2008; entered into force April 15, 2015.


15-424 Jersey - Agreement regarding the Sharing of Confiscated or Forfeited Assets or their Equivalent Funds 

Law Enforcement

Agreement signed at Saint Helier January 28, 2015; entered into force April 24, 2015.
 


15-427 Senegal - Agreement regarding Mutual Assistance between their Customs Administrations 

Customs

Agreement signed at Dakar April 27, 2015; entered into force April 27, 2015.
 


15-430 Cote d'Ivoire - Amendment with Agreement regarding Defense African Crisis Response Initiative 

Defense: Status of Forces African Crisis Response Initiative

Agreement amending and correcting agreement effected by exchange of notes July 20 and November 2, 1998.  Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Abidjan March 16 and April 30, 2015; entered into force April 30, 2015.  With Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Abidjan July 20 and November 2, 1998. 


15-505 Barbados - Air Transport Agreement 

Civil Aviation: Transport Services

Agreement signed at Bridgetown May 5, 2015; entered into force May 5, 2015.
 


15-507 European Organization for Nuclear Research - Agreement concerning Scientific and Technical Cooperation in Nuclear and Particle Physics 

Scientific and Technical Cooperation

Agreement signed at Washington May 7, 2015; entered into force May 7, 2015.  With annex.
 


15-526 Ukraine - Foreign Assistance Loan Guarantee Agreement 

Loan Guarantee

Agreement signed at Kyiv May 18, 2015; entered into force May 26, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-609 Estonia - Agreement regarding Defense Cooperation 

Defense: Cooperation

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Tallinn May 11 and June 9, 2015; entered into force June 9, 2015.
 


15-610 Holy See - Agreement on Behalf of the Vatican City State to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Vatican City June 10, 2015; entered into force June 10, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-616 Spain - Amendment to Agreement of March 17, 2011 concerning Space Mars Science Laboratory Mission 

Space:  Mars Science Laboratory Mission

Agreement amending agreement of March 17, 2011.  Signed at Le Bourget June 16, 2015; entered into force June 16, 2015. 


15-618 Lithuania - Agreement regarding Defense Cooperation 

Defense: Cooperation

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Vilnius June 15 and 18, 2015;  entered into force June 18, 2015.
 


15-623 Qatar - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Doha January 7, 2015; entered into force June 23, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-624 Jordan - Foreign Assistance Loan Guarantee Agreement 

Loan Guarantee

Agreement signed at Amman May 31, 2015; entered into force June 24, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-626 Brazil - Agreement regarding Defense Cooperation 

Defense:  Cooperation

Agreement signed at Washington April 12, 2010; entered into force June 26, 2015.
 


15-626.1 Brazil - Defense Agreement concerning Security Measures for the Protection of Military Information with Amendment 

Defense:  Security of Information

Agreement signed at Santa Cruz November 21, 2010; entered into force June 26, 2015.  And agreement amending the agreement.  Effected by exchange of notes at Brasilia June 8 and 9, 2015; entered into force August 29, 2015.


15-626.2 Brazil - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation:  Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Brasilia September 23, 2014; entered into force June 26, 2015.  With annexes. 


15-629 Jamaica - Conservation and Environment Agreement concerning an Enterprise for the Americas Foundation 

Environment and Conservation

Agreement signed at Kingston June 29, 2015; entered into force June 29, 2015.
 


15-630 Bulgaria - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Sofia December 5, 2014; entered into force June 30, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-709 Monaco - Employment Work Agreement for Dependents of Members of Diplomatic Missions and Consular Posts Assigned to Official Duty in the Respective Countries 

Employment


Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Washington July 9, 2015; entered into force July 9, 2015.
 


15-710 Tajikistan - Agreement concerning the Taxation of United States Embassy Locally Employed Staff 

Taxation: Locally Employed Staff

Agreement signed at Dushanbe April 29, 2015; entered into force July 10, 2015.  With annex.
 


15-713 Portugal - Agreement concerning the Continuation of the Commission for Educational Exchange 

Education

Agreement signed at Lisbon February 11, 2015; entered into force July 13, 2015.
 


15-715 Poland - Defense Agreement on Cooperation 

Defense:  Cooperation

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Warsaw June 22 and July 15, 2015; entered into force July 15, 2015.


15-715.1 Latvia - Defense Agreement on Cooperation 

Defense:  Cooperation

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Riga June 19 and July 15, 2015; entered into force July 15, 2015.


15-717 Italy - Arrangement for Scientific and Technological Cooperation in High Energy, Astroparticle, and Nuclear Physics Research 

Scientific and Technological Cooperation:  High Energy, Astroparticle, and Nuclear Physics Research

Arrangement signed at Washington July 17, 2015; entered into force July 17, 2015.
 


15-720 Cuba - Agreement concerning Termination of the Agreement of May 30, 1977 relating to the Establishment of Interests Sections of the United States and Cuba 

Diplomatic and Consular Relations:  Interests Sections

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Havana July 20, 2015; entered into force July 20, 2015.


15-720.1 Kenya - Agreement regarding the Non-Taxation of the United States Trade and Development Agency's Development Assistance Activities in Kenya 

Foreign Assistance:  Development Activities

Agreement signed at Nairobi July 20, 2015; entered into force July 20, 2015.


15-727 Slovenia - Agreement regarding the Payment by the Republic of Slovenia of Debt incurred by the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 

Finance:  Debt Payment

Agreement signed at Ljubjana June 9, 2015; entered into force July 27, 2015.  With annexes.


15-729 Belarus - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation:  Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Minsk March 18, 2015; entered into force July 29, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-729.1 Luxembourg - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and with respect to the United States Information Reporting Provisions commonly known as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Luxembourg March 28, 2014; entered into force July 29, 2015.  With annexes and exchange of modifying notes.

 


15-731 Republic of Korea - Agreement extending Agreement of July 2, 1999 relating to Scientific and Technological Cooperation 

Scientific and Technological Cooperation

Agreement extending the agreement of July 2, 1999, as extended.  Signed at Washington July 31, 2015; entered into force July 31, 2015.
 


15-805 Serbia - Transportation Air Transport Agreement 

Transportation:  Aviation

Agreement signed at Belgrade May 29, 2015; entered into force August 5, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-816 Jordan - Agreement regarding Defense Cooperation 

Defense

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Amman July 28, 2015 and August 16, 2015; entered into force August 16, 2015.


15-817 Italy - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Rome January 10, 2014; entered into force August 17, 2015.  With annexes.

 


15-818 Uruguay - Agreement regarding Mutual Assistance between Customs Administrations 

Law Enforcement: Customs

Agreement signed at Washington May 13, 2014; entered into force August 18, 2015.

 


15-826 Isle of Man - Protocol amending Agreement for the Exchange of Information relating to Taxes 

Taxation: Information Exchange

Protocol amending agreement of October 3, 2002.  Signed at London December 13, 2013; entered into force August 26, 2015.
 


15-826.1 Isle of Man - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation:  Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at London December 13, 2013; entered into force August 26, 2015.  With annexes.


15-826.2 Guernsey - Protocol Amending the Agreement of September 19, 2002 for the Exchange of Information relating to Taxes 

Taxation:  Information Exchange

Protocol amending agreement of September 19, 2002.  Signed at London December 13, 2013; entered into force August 26, 2015.


15-826.3 Guernsey - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation:  Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at London December 13, 2013; entered into force August 26, 2015. With annexes.


15-827 Gabon - Agreement regarding Mutual Assistance between their Customs Administrations 

Law Enforcement: Customs

Agreement signed at Libreville August 27, 2015; entered into force August 27, 2015.
 


15-831 India - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at New Delhi July 9, 2015; entered into force August 31, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-902 Multilateral - Defense Research and Development Amendment for Cooperative Engineering and Manufacturing Development of the Evolved Seasparrow Missile Block 2 

Defense:  Research and Development

Amendment to memorandum of understanding of November 12, 2014.  Signed at Copehagen, Washington, Athens, The Hague, Bergen, Lisbon, Canberra, Madrid, Ottawa, Brussels, Koblenz, and Ankara December 18, 2014, January 5, and 19, February 27, March 2, 27, 30, 31, and April 13, and 20, and July 17, and September 2, 2015; entered into force September 2, 2015.


15-909 El Salvador - Foreign Assistance Millennium Challenge Compact 

Foreign Assistance

Millennium Challenge Compact signed at El Salvador September 30, 2014; entered into force September 9, 2015.  With annexes.


15-914 Japan - Atomic Energy Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Regulatory Matters 

Atomic Energy:  Cooperation

Arrangement signed at Tokyo and Vienna September 10 and September 14, 2015; entered into force September 14, 2015.  With annex.


15-915 Belgium - Arrangement on the Settlement of Claims for Indexing Pensions 

Claims and Dispute Resolution

Arrangement signed at Washington September 15, 2015; entered into force September 15, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-915.1 Nicaragua - Agreement Amending and Extending Agreement of June 16, 1999 regarding Cultural Property 

Cultural Property

Agreement amending and extending the agreement of June 16, 1999. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington September 8 and 15, 2015; entered into force September 15, 2015; with effect from October 20, 2015.
 


15-915.2 Oman - Amendment to Agreement of September 19, 2008 concerning Defense 

Defense

Agreement amending the agreement of September 19, 2008.  Signed at Muscat and Fort Belvoir August 10 and September 15, 2015; entered into force September 15, 2015.


15-915.3 Netherlands - Agreement Extending the Arrangement of September 18, 2013 concerning Nuclear Safety 

Agreement extending the arrangement of September 18, 2013.  Signed at Vienna September 15, 2015; entered into force September 15, 2015.


15-915.4 European Atomic Energy Community (EURATOM) - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters 

Atomic Energy:  Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Vienna September 15, 2015; entered into force September 15, 2015.  With addenda and annex.


15-916 Poland - Agreement Extending the Arrangement of September 22, 2010 concerning Nuclear Safety 

Atomic Energy:  Nuclear Safety

Agreement extending the arrangement of September 22, 2010.  Signed at Vienna September 16, 2015; entered into force September 16, 2015.


15-916.1 Slovak Republic - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters 

Atomic Energy:  Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Vienna September 16, 2015; entered into force September 16, 2015.  With addenda and annex.


15-917 Gibraltar - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation: Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at London May 8, 2014; entered into force September 17, 2015.  With annexes.
 


15-917.1 The Bahamas - Agreement to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation:  Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Nassau November 3, 2014; entered into force September 17, 2015.  With annexes and exchange of correcting notes.


15-917.2 Italy - Arrangement regarding Atomic Energy Nuclear Safety Matters 

Atomic Energy:  Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Vienna September 17, 2015; entered into force September 17, 2015.  With addenda and annex.


15-922 Iceland - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation:  Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Reykjavik May 26, 2015; entered into force September 22, 2015.  With annexes.


15-922.1 Lithuania - Arrangement for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters 

Atomic Energy:  Nuclear Safety

Arrangement signed at Vienna September 14, 2015; entered into force September 22, 2015.  With addenda and annex.


15-922.2 Cameroon - Defense Agreement regarding Status of Forces 

Defense:  Status of Forces

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Yaounde December 28, 1999 and February 24, 2000; entered into force September 22, 2015; with effect from February 24, 2000.  With related letter.


15-923 India - Nonproliferation Agreement Extending Agreement of July 20, 2009 on Technology Transfer 

Nonproliferation:  Technology Transfer

Agreement extending the agreement of July 20, 2009.  Effected by exchange of notes at Washington September 22 and 23, 2015; entered into force September 23, 2015; with effect from July 20, 2014.


15-924 China - Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Agriculture and Related Fields 

Scientific and Technological Cooperation:  Agriculture and Related Fields

Memorandum of understanding signed at Washington September 24, 2015; entered into force September 24, 2015.  With annex.


15-925 Barbados - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation:  Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Bridgetown November 17, 2014; entered into force September 25, 2015.  With annexes.


15-925.1 Spain - Defense Agreement on Research, Development, Test, Evaluation and Prototyping Projects 

Defense:  Research and Development

Agreement signed at Washington and Madrid August 21 and September 25, 2015; entered into force September 25, 2015.  With annexes.


15-928 Japan - Defense Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of Environmental Stewardship relating to the United States Forces in Japan 

Defense:  Cooperation

Agreement signed at Washington September 28, 2015; entered into force September 28, 2015.


15-930 Denmark - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation:  Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement effected by exchange of notes at Washington September 25 and 30, 2015; entered into force September 30, 2015.


15-1006 Sweden - Agreement Amending and Extending the Space Agreement of October 14, 2005 for Cooperative Activities in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes 

Space Cooperation

Agreement amending and extending agreement of October 14, 2005.  Signed at Washington October 6, 2015; entered into force October 6, 2015.
 


15-1013 Israel - Space Cooperation in Aeronautics and the Exploration and Use of Airspace and Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes 

Space Cooperation

Agreement signed at Jerusalem October 13, 2015; entered into force October 13, 2015. 


15-1028 Jersey - Protocol Amending Agreement of November 4, 2002 for the Exchange of Information Relating to Taxes 

Taxation:  Information Exchange

Protocol amending agreement of November 4, 2002.  Signed at London December 13, 2013; entered into force October 28, 2015.


15-1028.1 Jersey - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation:  Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at London December 13, 2013; entered into force October 28, 2015.  With annexes.


15-1029 China - Agreement for Cooperation concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy 

Atomic Energy

Agreement signed at Beijing April 13, 2015; entered into force October 29, 2015.  With agreed minute.


15-1030 Multilateral - International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism 

Law Enforcement:  Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism

International Convention adopted by the United Nations General Assembly at New York on April 13, 2005; Signed by the United States on September 14, 2005; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate July 12, 2007 (Treaty Doc. 110-4, 110th Congress, 1st Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations July 29, 2008 (Senate Executive Report No. 110-23, 110th Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate September 25, 2008; Ratified by the President July 20, 2015; Ratification of the United States of America deposited September 30, 2015; entered into force for the United States October 30, 2015.


15-1101 France - Claims and Dispute Resolution Agreement 

Claims and Dispute Resolution

Agreement signed at Washington December 8, 2014; entered into force November 1, 2015.  With annex and exchange of recitifying notes.


15-1103 Romania - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation:  Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Bucharest May 28, 2015; entered into force November 3, 2015.  With annexes.


15-1104 Kosovo - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation:  Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Pristina February 26, 2015; entered into force November 4, 2015.  With annexes.


15-1105 Azerbaijan - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation:  Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Baku September 9, 2015; entered into force November 5, 2015.  With annexes.


15-1109 Slovak Republic - Agreement to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act 

Taxation:  Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Agreement signed at Bratislava July 31, 2015; entered into force November 9, 2015.  With annexes.


15-1119 China - Scientific and Technological Cooperation Environmental Protection Memorandum of Understanding 

Scientific and Technological Cooperation:  Environmental Protection

Memorandum of understanding signed at Washington, D.C. November 19, 2015; entered into force November 19, 2015.  With annexes. 


15-1125 Republic of Korea - Agreement Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy 

Atomic Energy:  Peaceful Uses

Agreement signed at Washington June 15, 2015; entered into force November 25, 2015.  With agreed minute. 


15-1201 Andorra - Memorandum of Understanding on Education the Fulbright Exchange Program 

Education

Memorandum of understanding signed at Ordino February 2, 2015; entered into force December 1, 2015.


15-1204 Russian Federation - Agreement on Fisheries Cooperation 

Fisheries:  Cooperation

Agreement signed at Portland, Oregon September 11, 2015; entered into force December 4, 2015.


15-1218 European Organization for Nuclear Research - Protocol I Neutrino Program Agreement 

Scientific and Technical Cooperation:  Neutrino Program

Protocol I to agreement of May 7, 2015.  Signed at Geneva December 18, 2015; entered into force December 18, 2015.


15-1218.1 European Organization for Nuclear Research - Protocol I Nuclear Physics Experiments Agreement 

Scientific and Technical Cooperation:  Nuclear Physics Experiments

Protocol I to agreement of May 7, 2015.  Signed at Geneva December 18, 2015; entered into force December 18, 2015


15-1218.2 European Organization for Nuclear Research - Protocol II Experiments Agreement 

Scientific and Technical Cooperation:  Experiments

Protocol II to agreement of May 7, 2015.  Signed at Geneva December 18, 2015; entered into force December 18, 2015.


15-1218.3 European Organization for Nuclear Research - Protocol III Accelerator Agreement 

Scientific and Technical Cooperation:  Accelerator

Protocol III to agreement of May 7, 2015.  Signed at Geneva December 18, 2015; entered into force December 18, 2015.


15-1221 Italy - Extension to Memorandum of Understanding of December 1 and 22, 2010 on the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array Mission 

Space Cooperation:  Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array Mission

Agreement extending the Memorandum of understanding of December 1 and 22, 2010.  Signed at Washington and Rome December 8 and 21, 2015; entered into force December 21, 2015.


15-1231 Cuba - Agreement Extending the Provisional Application of the Maritime Boundary Agreement of December 16, 1977 

Boundaries:  Maritime

Agreement extending the provisional application of the maritime boundary agreement of December 16, 1977.  Effected by exchange of notes at Havana and Washington November 24 and December 31, 2015; entered into force December 31, 2015; effective January 1, 2016.