Join the CEC’s advisory committee for a live, public discussion on transboundary resource management in North America

Participate in-person or online with the CEC’s Joint Public Advisory Committee in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada.

Montreal, 3 June 2014—On July 16th, the CEC’s Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC) will host a public forum to discuss transboundary natural resource management, with an emphasis on waters, climate, and the importance of Traditional Ecological Knowledge. This session will be interactive, broadcast live via the Web, and open to the public. To learn more about JPAC, visit

In collaboration with seasoned experts from industry, NGOs, academics and government, participants will tackle questions related to policies, regulations, and incentives necessary to promote the sustainable management of transboundary natural resources in Canada, Mexico and the United States.

The meeting is open to the public and every participant will contribute to the final output—JPAC’s advice to the CEC Council. The Council is made up of the three cabinet-level environment ministers of Canada, Mexico and the United States, who will be meeting the following day, 17 July, for the CEC Council Session.