Below is an update on recent work completed to advance the Beyond the Border Action Plan. At the end of this newsletter you will find a list of easy links to all of the related reports and strategies have been released as a result of work completed under this Action Plan.
Welcome to the first in a series of regular Beyond the Border Action Plan email updates. These will be sent periodically to provide you with information on work to advance the Action Plan.
On February 4, 2011, the Prime Minister of Canada and the President of the United States issued a Declaration on a Shared Vision for Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness, which called for the development of a joint action plan.
On February 4, 2011, the Prime Minister of Canada and the President of the United States issued Beyond the Border: A Shared Vision for Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness. The Declaration established a new long-term partnership built upon a perimeter approach to security and economic competitiveness. This means working together, not just at the border, but beyond the border to enhance our security and accelerate the legitimate flow of people, goods and services.
On February 4, 2011, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and U.S. President Barack Obama met in Washington, D.C., to announce Beyond the Border: A Shared Vision for Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness. This Declaration committed both nations to the pursuit of a shared approach to strengthening perimeter security and accelerating the legitimate flow of people, goods and services between the two countries.