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Social Science Analysis for the project Grasslands Conservation and Migratory Birds

Deadline: January 11, 2023 5:00pm

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) is requesting proposals from prospective consultants to produce and present a social science analysis related to the conservation of the Central Grasslands of Canada, Mexico and the United States. Specifically, the consultant would be expected to: develop and present an assessment of existing survey reports on local stakeholder input, a strategic literature review, and then an analysis of the human dimensions of Central Grasslands conservation, based on the assessment of local stakeholder input and literature review.

Deadlines for Proposal Submission and Decision

The proposal, including all relevant attachments, must be received by the CEC Secretariat offices by 17:00 EST on 11 January 2023. Proposals submitted after this deadline will not be considered.

Proposals must be submitted via e-mail to aasselin@cec.org. 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:

Antoine Asselin-Nguyen
Project Lead
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 CEC Secretariat intends to select the consultant and notify the applicants within a reasonable period of time 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.