NAFTA Secretariat

Secrétariat de l'ALENA
Secretariado del TLCAN

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History

Established Dec 1993, on signature of an agreement by Canada, Mexico and USA, to create the North American Free Trade Area, pursuant to Article 2002 of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) -- Accord de libre-échange nord-américain (ALENA) -- Tratado de Libre Comercio de Norteamérica (TLC). Had been proposed June 1992, the USA already having a bilateral arrangement with Mexico, signed 1987, and with Canada, signed 1988. NAFTA came into force 1 Jan 1994, on ratification by parliaments.

Aims

Administer the mechanisms specified under the NAFTA to resolve trade disputes between national industries and/or governments in a timely and impartial manner.

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Activities

Conflict resolution; guidance/assistance/consulting. Management of treaties and agreements: North American Agreement for Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC); North American Agreement on Labour Cooperation (NAALC).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 3 countries
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Subjects *

  • Commerce
    • Conditions of Trade
  • Government
    • Intergovernmental Communities
  • Law
    • Arbitration
    • Agreements

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

F5235

Last News Received

5. Sep 2018
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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