Council Resolution 03-09

Distribution: General

C/C.01/03-00/RES/09/Final

ORIGINAL: ENGLISH

Washington D.C., 25 June 2003

Extending the Mandate of the Expert Advisory Board on Children’s Health and the Environment in North America

THE COUNCIL:

REAFFIRMING its plan to work together to better protect children’s health from environmental threats;

NOTING with appreciation the advice provided by the Expert Advisory Board on Children’s Health and the Environment in North America (“Expert Advisory Board”) since its inception in 2001; and

FURTHER NOTING that the Council decided in Resolution 02-06 to review every two years the progress achieved on the implementation of the Cooperative Agenda for Children’s Health and the Environment in North America and to assess the relevance of planned activities in light of new knowledge acquired;

HEREBY:

EXTENDS the mandate for the Expert Advisory Board’s period of service to September 2004;

ENCOURAGES the Expert Advisory Board to continue its active involvement in the implementation of all projects in the Cooperative Agenda for Children’s Health and the Environment in North America and other relevant work of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation;

CALLS UPON the Expert Advisory Board, in providing advice to the Council, to particularly focus their efforts on:

FURTHER CALLS UPON the Expert Advisory Board to work with the Parties regarding the preparation of the report to the Council on the review of progress on the implementation of the Cooperative Agenda on Children’s Health and the Environment, planned for 2004.

 

APPROVED BY THE COUNCIL:

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David Anderson

Government of Canada

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Victor Lichtinger

Government of the United Mexican States

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Christine Todd Whitman

Government of the United States of America

Extending the Mandate of the Expert Advisory Board on Children’s Health and the Environment in North America