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Initial Environmental Assessment of the Canada-Peru Foreign Investment Protection Agreement (FIPA)

Closing date: October 7, 2005

In keeping with the 2001 Framework for Conducting Environmental Assessments of Trade Negotiations, an Initial Environmental Assessment of the Canada-Peru Foreign Investment and Promotion Agreement (FIPA) negotiations has been conducted to help negotiators to better integrate environmental considerations into the negotiating process.

The Government of Canada is working closely with Provincial and Territorial Governments throughout the environmental assessment process. It has consulted with Canadians on this step of the environmental assessment, including business groups, non-governmental organizations and the general public. A Notice of Intent to conduct an Environmental Assessment of the Canada-Peru FIPA negotiations was posted on the Trade Negotiations and Agreements website of International Trade Canada on June 2, 2005. The report on the Initial Environmental Assessment is now released for public consultation. We welcome comments on this report, as well as comments on anticipated economic, environmental and policy-making impacts on Canada as a result of the Canada-Peru FIPA negotiations. The Final Environmental Assessment report will be released after the conclusion of the Canada-Peru FIPA negotiations.

Please send your contributions to:

Consultations and Liaison Division (EBC)
Initial Environmental Assessment of the Canada-Peru Foreign Investment Protection Agreement Negotiations
International Trade Canada
Lester B. Pearson Building
125 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G2
Fax: (613) 944-7981
consultations@international.gc.ca