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Long-Term Impact Assessment for the project Youth Innovation Challenge

Deadline: November 21, 2022 5:00pm

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) is requesting proposals from prospective consultants to carry out the long-term impact assessment of the CEC’s annual Youth Innovation Challenge (YIC).

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) was established in 1994 by the governments of Canada, Mexico and the United States (U.S.) through the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation, a parallel environmental agreement to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). As of 2020, the CEC is recognized and maintained by the Environmental Cooperation Agreement (ECA) in parallel with the new free trade agreement of North America (USMCA-CUSMA-T-MEC). The CEC brings together governments, Indigenous peoples, and a wide range of stakeholders, including the general public, youth, nongovernmental organizations, academia, vulnerable and marginalized groups, and the business sector, to facilitate effective cooperation and public participation conserve, protect, and enhance the North American environment in support of sustainable development for the benefit of present and future generations. The CEC is governed and funded equally by the three Parties of the Government of Canada through Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Government of the United States of Mexico through the Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, and the Government of the United States of America through the Environmental Protection Agency.

Deadlines for Proposal Submission and Decision

Proposals, including all relevant attachments, must be received by the CEC Secretariat offices by 17:00 EST on 21 November 2022. Those submitted after this deadline will not be considered.

Proposals must be submitted via e-mail to jacasis@cec.org. Proposals may be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF file 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:

José Antonio Casis
Planning and Performance, Lead
Commission for Environmental Cooperation
Tel: 514-350-4300; Fax: 514-350-4314

The CEC Secretariat intends to select the consultant and notify the applicants within a reasonable period following the proposal submission deadline.

 

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About the CEC

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) was established in 1994 by the governments of Canada, Mexico and the United States through the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation, a parallel environmental agreement to NAFTA. As of 2020, the CEC is recognized and maintained by the Environmental Cooperation Agreement, in parallel with the new Free Trade Agreement of North America. 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 the United States of Mexico through the Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, and the Government of the United States of America 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.