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In October of 2015, the Critical Five countries (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States) published a shared narrative on “The Role of Critical Infrastructure in National Prosperity.” This paper highlights how resilient infrastructure enhances economic prosperity and provides examples of how each country works to enhance investment in infrastructure; challenges, disruptions, and their impacts to national economies; and the vital role of cyber infrastructure to growing and sustaining national economies.
As part of the Beyond the Border (BtB) Action Plan, Canada and the United States (U.S.) formed a working group between the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). The group was tasked with comparing Canadian and U.S.
The United States and Canada set forth the following Statement of Privacy Principles concerning the provision, receipt and use of personal information exchanged by the United States and Canada pursuant to any BTB information sharing arrangements and initiatives.
S&T has partnered with USCG to augment the USCG's ability to protect infrastructure and improve maritime safety and navigation in the Arctic region. TITANIC -- a project that seizes on the advancement and cost-effectiveness of satellite technology, as well as the evolution of machine learning -- seeks to combine the versatility of commercial Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imagery with the efficiency of computers. At the project's completion, TITANIC will enable the IIP to provide the maritime community and the general public with more reliable and timely maritime safety information on iceberg and sea ice conditions. TITANIC will also help reduce or eliminate the need for costly aerial ice surveillance missions, lowering monitoring costs, and freeing resources to be reallocated elsewhere.
The Five Country Research and Development (5RD) Terrorism Prevention Meeting was hosted by the United Kingdom Home Office’s Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism (OSCT), in London, UK, September 10-13, 2018.
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National-level acts, agreements, frameworks, guidance, plans, and procedures for response operations, communication and coordination, preparedness, and recovery.
Joint Statement between Government of the the United States and Cuba
Below are nine local repatriation arrangements signed by both U.S. and Mexican government officials to strengthen the bilateral framework for the protection of Mexican citizens being returned to Mexico, improve the efficient use of limited resources, and increase coordination during the repatriation process.
On October 20, 2009, the United States and Canada held the first meeting of the Consultative Group established under the U.S.-Canada Agreement on Emergency Management Cooperation.