Advice to Council 96-04 — Proposed Annual Program and Budget for 1997 of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC)

The Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC) of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC):

IN ACCORDANCE with the request of Council has reviewed the CEC’s Proposed AnnualProgram and Budget for 1997 at its meeting of November 7-8, 1996; and

TAKING INTO CONSIDERATION comments received during 1996 public consultations; and

NOTING with pleasure that the CEC has sharpened the focus of its program by concentrating its efforts.  (There are 17 projects for 1997-12 underway, five emerging-as compared to the 26 projects undertaken in 1996).

HEREBY RESOLVES that the JPAC’s advice to Council on the CEC’s Proposed Annual Program and Budget for 1997 is as follows:

With regard to program/project development-general

the JPAC:


With regard to program priorities

the JPAC:

With regard to specific programs/projects

the JPAC:

prominence in the individual projects; and

With regard to the budget

the JPAC: