Guidelines for Submissions on Enforcement Matters Under Articles 14 and 15 of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation

This booklet contains the Guidelines for Submissions on Enforcement Matters under Articles 14 and 15 of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC, or the Agreement). Guideline 18.1 provides, “These guidelines describe the manner in which the submissions on enforcement matters process is intended to be implemented under Articles 14 and 15 of the […]

Bringing the Facts to Light

When Canada, Mexico and the United States established the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), they also agreed on an environmental side accord, the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC). One of the principal aims of the NAAEC is the promotion of effective enforcement by the Parties of their domestic environmental legislation. Accordingly, the […]