Meeting of the Joint Forum on Environmental Technical Cooperation (“Joint Forum”) Pursuant to the United States-Jordan Joint Statement on Environmental Technical Cooperation
The Department of State is providing notice that, as set forth in paragraph three of the United States-Jordan Joint Statement on Environmental Technical Cooperation (``Joint Statement''), the U.S. and Jordan will hold a meeting of the Joint Forum on Environmental and Technical Cooperation (``Joint Forum'') in Amman, Jordan, on March 3, 2009, at the Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel & Towers, 5th Circle, P.O. Box 840064, Amman 11184. See below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for additional details on the purpose of the meeting. During the meeting, the U.S. and Jordan will present information on cooperative environmental work they are undertaking pursuant to the Joint Statement, and will formally review and adopt a new 2008-2011 Work Program for implementing the Joint Statement. The entire meeting will be open to the public. The meeting will be conducted in English, and there will be no Arabic translation. The Department of State invites agencies, organizations, and members of the public to submit written comments or suggestions regarding agenda items. The Department of State also invites comment on the draft 2008-2011 Work Program. In preparing such comments or suggestions, we encourage submitters to refer to: (1) The U.S.-Jordan Joint Statement on Environmental Technical Cooperation, (2) the draft 2008-2011 Work Program Pursuant to the U.S.-Jordan Joint Statement on Environmental Cooperation, (3) the Plan of Action: U.S.-Jordan Joint Forum on Environmental Technical Cooperation, (4) Article 5 (Environment) of the Agreement Between the U.S. and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on the Establishment of a Free Trade Area and (5) the Environmental Review of the FTA, which are all available at: https:// www.state.gov/g/oes/env/trade/.