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A Primer to the North American Leaders’ Summit (NALS) /

2016

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USA and Canada Mexico and Canada North American Idea Previous NALS Canada and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Canada and the Americas Further Reading A Primer to the North American Leaders’ Summit. [...] A Primer to the North American Leaders’ Summit (NALS) Page 1 By Colin Robertson June, 2016 A Primer to the North American Leaders’ Summit THE NALS AGENDA The meetings, that will also include senior ministers, will cover five baskets of issues: 1. Climate, Energy, and the Environment: building on the ongoing work of the Energy Ministers and longstanding cooperation on environmental issues, includin [...] There are also challenges within the Americas, for example, Central America and cooperation around drug and people trafficking, reconstruction in Haiti and Colombia, the ongoing crisis in Venezuela and the aftermath of the recent OAS meeting, and Brazil and its political and economic situation in the lead-up to this year’s Olympics. [...] A Primer to the North American Leaders’ Summit (NALS) Page 4 By Colin Robertson June, 2016 A Primer to the North American Leaders’ Summit 2. Trade and the Borders: Look for announceables drawing from the competitiveness workplan of the trade ministers – Chrystia Freeland (Canada), Penny Pritzker (USA), and Ildefonso Guajardo (Mexico) who met in Washington in May. [...] The Leaders discussed cooperation in managing borders, streamlining regulations, securing global supply chains, and advancing clean energy and hemispheric issues in the lead up to the Summit of the Americas.

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