In carrying out the general principles of this Memorandum
the Parties intend to:
Encourage and facilitate closer relationships between state education agencies and offices, schools and school systems, post-secondary institutions, appropriate educational organizations, other educational entities, and private sector establishments involved in education in the two countries, and
Encourage mutually beneficial educational activities involving researchers, scholars, faculty members, teachers, educational administrators, and other specialists to lecture, teach, conduct research, and develop cooperative programs.
The Parties intend to emphasize:
Cooperation that facilitates exchanges and dialogue centered on educational management, methods, evaluation and research, and
In support of other bilateral initiatives and programs, the study and teaching of each other’s language, culture, and history through the development of exchanges and cooperation as described above and through other mutually agreed measures.
ARTICLE III: ORGANIZATION AND COOPERATION
The executive agency for fulfilling the Memorandum for Mexico shall be the Secretariat for Public Education, in consultation with the Ministry of Foreign Relations. The executive agency for fulfilling the Memorandum for the United States of America shall be the Department of Education, in consultation with the Department of State and the United States Information Agency.
The representatives of the Parties will meet periodically to review the implementation of cooperation and exchanges and to develop specific programs of mutual benefit. At these meetings, which may include representative of other interested organization as appropriate, they will also exchange views on the state of educational cooperation between the two countries. The preparations for such meetings, their timing and their agendas, will be established through diplomatic channels.
ARTICLE IV: METHOD OF IMPLEMENTATION
Specific activities to be undertaken under this Memorandum, which have been agreed to by both executive agencies, are included in the Annex and shall commence during the school year 1990-1991.
Additional annexes may provide for new activities as mutually agreed by the executive agencies.
ARTICLE V: FINANCING
Unless otherwise agreed, each executive agency shall bear the costs of its participation.
ARTICLE VI: TERM OF MEMORANDUM
This Memorandum shall be effective September 1, 1990, and remain effective until December 31, 1991, after which it will be extended for successive two year periods unless one Party notifies the other of the termination thereof no later than June 30, 1991, or not less than six months prior to the expiration of any such two year period.
DONE at [Washington]
on [August 8]
in duplicate, in
the English and Spanish languages, both texts being equally authentic.