International Partnerships


International Joint Commission

The U.S. Section of the International Joint Commission (IJC) and IWR have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to facilitate financing by the IJC of the execution of certain activities for the Upper Great Lakes Study.

About the Memorandum of Agreement

Signed: May 2018

Signing Parties:

  • Dr. Charles A. Lawson, Secretary, U.S. Section (IJC)
  • James C. Dalton, Director of Civils Works, United States Army Corps of Engineers

Purpose: This agreement establishes a framework governing the respective responsibilities of the Parties for the provision of studies, planning and other services by USACE employees to the U.S. Section (IJC).

About International Joint Commission

The IJC is a joint U.S.-Canadian political body whose members are appointed by the governments of both countries. Its purpose is to help prevent and resolve disputes relating to the use and quality of boundary waters and to advise Canada and the United States on related questions.

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