Deadline: February 16, 2022 5:00pm
The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) is requesting proposals from prospective consultants to convene practitioners working on nature-based solutions (NBS) in North America and scope needs and opportunities for supporting broader implementation of NBS to address flooding in coastal cities. Specifically, the consultant would be expected to facilitate three virtual workshops with interdisciplinary practitioners from Canada, Mexico, and the United States.
The CEC was established by the governments of Canada, Mexico and the United States through the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation, the environmental side agreement to NAFTA. An intergovernmental organization, the CEC brings together citizens and experts from governments, nongovernmental organizations, academia and the business sector to seek solutions to protect North America’s shared environment while supporting sustainable economic development.
The CEC’s Council, its governing body, approved the project entitled Nature-based Solutions to Address Flooding in Coastal Cities as part of the Operational Plan for 2021, with the purpose of filling knowledge gaps in supporting the broader implementation of NBS in North American coastal cities.
Proposals must be submitted via e-mail to email@example.com. Proposal format may be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format. Once the proposal has been submitted electronically, the CEC will confirm receipt within three business days. If receipt is not confirmed by e-mail within this time, applicants must contact the CEC. The contact person is:
Project Lead, Ecosystems Unit
Commission for Environmental Cooperation
700 de la Gauchetière St. West, Suite 1620
Montreal, QC, Canada H3B 5M2
Tel: 514-350-4300; Fax: 514-350-4314
The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) was established in 1994 by the governments of Canada, the United Mexican States (Mexico), and the United States of America (United States) through the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation, a side agreement concluded in connection with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). As of 2020, the CEC operates in accordance with the Environmental Cooperation Agreement, which entered into force at the same time as the new trade agreement known as CUSMA, T-MEC and USMCA in each of these three countries, respectively. The CEC brings together a wide range of stakeholders, including the general public, Indigenous people, youth, nongovernmental organizations, academia, and the business sector, to seek solutions to protect North America’s shared environment while supporting sustainable development for the benefit of present and future generations.
The CEC is governed and funded equally by the Government of Canada through Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Government of Mexico through the Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, and the Government of the United States through the Environmental Protection Agency.
We appreciate your interest in the CEC and wish to inform you that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. All résumés will be kept on file for a six-month period and taken into consideration for any suitable vacancies occurring during that time.