Save the Date: 24-25 June 2019, Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s Governing Council to Meet in Mexico City

Participate in person or via webcast in a public forum on Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency and join in celebrating the 25 years of the CEC

Montreal, 8 April 2019—Celebrating 25 years of North American cooperation on environmental protection, on 24–25 June 2019, Mexico’s Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources’ Josefa González Blanco Ortíz Mena will host Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna and the United States Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler in Mexico City for the annual Regular Session of the Council of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC).

The Council meets each year in regular session to assess progress on cooperation and establish shared priorities and actions for environmental cooperation in North America.

The Council Session, with a theme of Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency, will include a public session led by the environment ministers, the third Youth Innovation Challenge, and other deliverables. The meeting will also feature a public forum hosted by the CEC’s Joint Public Advisory Committee, focused on advancing Council 2018 initiatives on extreme events and building disaster-resilient communities in North America.

Additional details on the program and preregistration forms will be available at in April. Follow the CEC on Facebook ( and Twitter @CECweb.

Council Session 2019