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Government of Sao Paulo and United States renew cooperation agreement

Government of Sao Paulo and United States renew cooperation agreement

The new MoU addresses environment, climate change, education, health and technology

oh Government of Sao Paulo and the United States, on Monday afternoon (October 30, 2023) signed a cooperation agreement covering joint activities in several areas related to climate change, sustainable development, green investments, education, health, science and technology.

“For us, it is very important to strengthen our space for dialogue with the United States. With continued green investments, we are coming to a decisive moment in terms of government programs. In addition, we have committed to reforest 90,000 hectares, which is larger than the city of São Paulo’s native forests.”declared Governor Tarcio de Freidas (Republican-SP).

The meeting was held at the Palácio dos Bandeirantes and, in addition to the governor, Lucas Ferras, secretary of international trade, and Arthur Lima, chief secretary of the Civil House, signed the document.

“We show that this agreement is the result of leadership and dialogue between governments committed to building stronger relationships towards the energy transition.”, explained Ambassador Elizabeth Frawley Bagley. The US delegation also included Consul General David Hodge and Cultural Attaché Jerry Kaufman.

“Brazil is a traditional and strategic partner of the United States, and in this sense we have a very intensive trade in high-value-added products. São Paulo is no exception, in fact, we are a major destination for North American exports. For us, on the regulatory side, it is very important to apply the advances we have made to the issue of energy transition. , which will certainly bring basic security to attract investments to the sector.Secretary Lucas Ferras said.

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With the renewal of the agreement, São Paulo and the United States will have the opportunity to provide exchanges between experts to exchange best practices, services and technologies in various areas related to cooperation axes. In addition to the areas already mentioned, topics like public security, migration, trade and investment, tourism are also included in the agreement.

After the signing, both the State of São Paulo and the United States formalize the direct relationship between them by creating a working group with officials and technical groups from both sides, which aims to discuss good practices and develop cooperation projects. Reflection models.

with the information that Government of Sao Paulo