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Support for the preparation of a trinational workshop to build the foundations of a Communities for Environmental Justice Network

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) is requesting proposals from prospective consultants to assist the CEC in preparing a trinational workshop to be held in Mexico in late October or November 2023. This workshop is aimed at establishing the foundations of a Communities for Environmental Justice Network, which will link local, Indigenous, and vulnerable communities in North America that are addressing or would like to address climate change and adaptation challenges, using an environmental justice framework.

Deadlines for Proposal Submission and Decision

The proposal, including all relevant attachments, must be received by the CEC Secretariat offices by 17:00 EDT on 30 May 2023. Proposals submitted after this deadline will not be considered.

Proposals must be submitted via e-mail to rinfiesta@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:

Rocio de la Infiesta
Assistant, Government Relations, Strategy and Performance
Commission for Environmental Cooperation
Tel: 514-350-4300

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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May 30, 2023 5:00pm


The budget for this activity will not exceed C$40,000 (Canadian dollars), including professional fees and expenses.

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.