June 08, 2018
The Secretariat for Submissions on Environmental Enforcement Matters of the U.S. – Peru Trade Promotion Agreement, on June 8, hosted environmental law students from American University in Washington D.C.
Executive Director Dino Delgado Gutierrez, explained the Secretariat´s history and mandates. The students, taught by American University professor and environmental law expert David Hunter, posed questions on a variety of topics including Secretariats functions and the importance of the Free Trade Agreements to enhance sustainable development.
April 04, 2018
Dino Delgado, Executive Director of the Secretariat for Submissions on Environmental Enforcement Matters, offers an interview to explain the Secretariat´s functions and the mandates contained in the U.S. – Peru Trade Promotion Agreement´s 18.8 and 18.9 articles.
“Una Solicitud sobre Asuntos de Cumplimiento Ambiental es un documento elaborado por una persona natural o jurídica, de Perú o Estados Unidos, que considera que uno de estos países está dejando de aplicar su legislación ambiental. Esta Solicitud, debe ser presentada a la Secretaría, ya sea por correo postal o electrónico, cumpliendo con los requisitos detallados en el artículo 18.8 del Acuerdo.”
Full interview. (in spanish)
June 21, 2017
On June 19, the Secretariat for Environmental Matters under the Dominican Republic – Central America – United States (CAFTA-DR) Free Trade Agreement, organized the workshop “Submissions on Enforcement Matter/Factual Records”, in San José – Costa Rica.
The main objectives were to share information on the operation and functioning of the environmental enforcement mechanisms, the better understanding of the important role played by governments and civil society in the procedures, as well as reviewing best-practices for outreach activities of existing processes.
Dino Delgado, Executive Director of the Secretariat for Submissions on Environmental Enforcement Matters, was invited and participated in the aforementioned workshop.
February 6, 2017
Mr. Delgado takes office as Executive Director of the Secretariat for Submissions on Environmental Enforcement Matters of the U.S. – Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
In accordance with the provisions of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the United States of America, the Government of the Republic of Peru, and the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States; The Secretariat is located in Washington D.C. – United States, in the Organization of American States.
Mr. Delgado was selected as Executive Director on November 3, 2016, through Decision 3 of the Environmental Affairs Council of the U.S. – Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.