CEC Council, the environment ministers of Canada, Mexico and the United States, to meet September 9-10, 2021, in Wilmington, North Carolina

June 15, 2021

Montreal, 15 June 2021—Mark your calendars for the annual Council Session of the Commission for Environmental...


Commission for Environmental Cooperation Launches 2021 Youth Innovation Challenge

June 5, 2021

Montreal, 5 June 2021—Today, North America’s top environmental officials, who represent Canada, Mexico, and the...

Climate Change

Food Loss and Waste: Why and How it Matters to You

Why and How to Measure Food Loss and Waste: A Practical Guide 2.0

March 15, 2021

Montreal, 15 March 2021  — North America’s Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) is launching a revised...

Green Economy

SEM Submission - SEM-20-001

CEC receives its 100th submission on enforcement matters regarding a port expansion project in Canada

February 16, 2021

Montreal, 16 February 2021 —On 8 February 2021, a new submission was filed under Chapter 24 of the new United...


Economist Dr. Pedro Moctezuma Barragán to lead the CEC’s Joint Public Advisory Committee

January 21, 2021

Montreal, 20 January 2021—We are pleased to announce that leading Mexican academic Dr. Pedro Moctezuma Barragán will...


Loggerhead sea turtle

CEC receives first submission under Chapter 24 of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

January 7, 2021

Montreal, 7 January 2021—On 17 December 2020, the Mexican Center for Environmental Law and the Center for Biological...


Alberta Tailings Ponds

CEC Secretariat releases report on Alberta (Canada) Oil Sands Tailings Ponds

September 4, 2020

Alberta Tailings Ponds II Montreal, 4 September 2020—Today, the Secretariat of the Commission for...


Montreal, Canada

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation launches e-learning videos to support youth in their commitment to reduce food waste

September 2, 2020

With North Americans throwing out enough food yearly to bury the downtown of a major city, a new campaign aims to...

Green Economy

2020 CEC Monarch Blitz

Participate in the International Monarch Monitoring Blitz & Reconnect With the Outdoors!

July 16, 2020

Follow the Blitz on social media at #MonarchBlitz Montreal, 16 July 2020—Join thousands of volunteers in...


CEC Council - CEC JPAC

CEC Ministerial Statement – 2020

June 26, 2020

Twenty-seventh Regular Session of the CEC Council Montreal, 26 June 2020—We, the Council of the...


Winners of the 2020 CEC Youth Innovation Challenge Announced

June 17, 2020

Selected from nearly 200 participants, the winners will present their groundbreaking solutions to the CEC Council...

During the 2019-2020 season, the monarch butterfly population occupied 2.83 hectares of forest

March 26, 2020

This press release was originally issued by Mexico’s Natural Protected Areas Commission A total of 11...