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Offline bamidbar

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[b]PROTEST NAU/SPP[/b] August 13-16: Couer D’ Alene, Idaho
« on: August 06, 2008, 12:53:02 pm »
PROTEST NAU/SPP August 13-16: Couer D’ Alene, Idaho

Mark your calendar to attend the protest of the North American Union (SPP) in Couer D’ Alene, Idaho
The Couer D’ Alene Golf and Spa Resort
August 13-16, 2008

On behalf of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA), we invite you to attend the 2008 Tri-National Agricultural Accord in the State of Idaho August 13-16, 2008. The Idaho State Department of Agriculture looks forward to hosting you to true western hospitality in the beautiful mountain lake setting of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.


This is the 18th Annual Meeting of the Tri-National Agricultural Accord. The Accord continues to provide opportunities to resolve trade issues among the three NAFTA countries and to build relationships among the various States in Mexico and the United States and the provinces of Canada.


The meeting will take place at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. 2nd St, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, 83814. Accord participants traveling by air would fly to Spokane, Washington. Couer d’Alene is about a 40 minute drive from the Spokane Airport.

Consider protesting this "by invitation only event":

This is an invitation-only event for the U.S., Mexican, and Canadian Secretaries, Ministers, Commissioners and Directors of State/Provincial Departments of Agriculture.

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NAU UPDATE Couer D’ Alene, Idaho
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2008, 10:00:46 pm »
Further Updates and details at www.nonaiswa.org]
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Eighteenth Meeting of the Tri-National Agricultural Accord

JOINT COMMUNIQUE
August 16, 2008, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Continuing a long-standing province/state relationship among Canada, Mexico and the United States (U.S.), the 18th annual meeting of the Tri-National Agricultural Accord took place in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, August 13-16, 2008. Secretaries, Commissioners, Directors, Ministers and senior government officials from 5 Canadian provinces, 6 Mexican states, and 14 U.S. States worked together to improve understanding and strengthen collaboration among the agricultural sectors of the three NAFTA countries.More...
 

The Hon. Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter, State of Idaho, and the Hon. Celia Gould, Director, Idaho State Department of Agriculture welcomed the delegations to the State of Idaho and emphasized the importance of agriculture to the economies of all three countries. The Hon. Nancy Montanez Johner, Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, addressed the delegates on her agency and its goals, nutrition programs and links to agriculture. The meeting included a tour of one of the largest grass seed companies, Jacklin Seed in Post Falls, Idaho.

The Mexican delegation was headed by the Hon. Jorge Kondo, Sinaloa Secretary of Rural Development and President of the Mexican Association of the States Secretaries of Rural Development (AMSDA). The Canadian delegation was headed by the Hon. Rosann Wowchuk, Deputy Premier and Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives for the Province of Manitoba. The U.S. delegation was headed by the Hon. Gene Hugoson, Past President and current board member of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) and Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture. Details of the delegate activities in the tri-lateral meetings and bi-lateral working group meetings are included as a joint report.

NEXT ACCORD
During the meeting, the Hon. Rosann Wowchuk extended an invitation to Mexico and the United States to attend the 19th Meeting of the Tri-National Agricultural Accord in Manitoba in 2009.

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Hon. Jorge Kondo, Mexico Delegation
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Hon. Rosann Wowchuk, Canada Delegation
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Hon. Gene Hugoson, United States Delegation

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NAU UPDATE Couer D’ Alene, Idaho
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2008, 10:21:20 pm »
                                      Go to www,nonaiswa,org      

                      for details/documents on the NAU Summit held in Idaho last week.

                                                      :o :o :o

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Re: NAU UPDATE Couer D’ Alene, Idaho
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2008, 10:27:00 pm »
www.nonaiswa.org need periods not commas    ;)