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Workshop and Discussion on NAFTA’S Environmental Submissions Process and Public Engagement

Peter A. Allard School of Law Allard Hall (Terrace Lounge, 4th floor) University of British Columbia 1822 East Mall Vancouver, BC Canada

November 9, 2017


This workshop and discussion will bring together experts from Canada, the United States, Mexico, the international community, and the public to discuss the submissions on enforcement matters (SEM) process established under the environmental side agreement to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), administered by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC). Panelists and the public will engage in a roundtable discussion of the process, including the role of public engagement, and those submissions related to the effective enforcement of environmental law in Canada, such as BC Hydro, BC Logging, and Alberta Tailings Ponds II.  Speakers will include legal staff of the CEC, law professors from Canada, Mexico, and the United States, and international experts.

  Please note that registrations for this event are now closed.


Paolo Solano Tovar
Director, Legal Affairs and SEM Unit
(514) 350-4321