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Financial Assistance Still Available for 2022 CEC Council Session in Mérida, Mexico

The deadline for financial assistance to attend the #CEC29 Council Session in Mérida, Mexico has been extended to 17 June 2022.

Did you know that you can apply for financial assistance to attend the CEC’s 2022 Council Session?

If you represent a non-profit organization or are an expert in environmental matters, including community-led environmental education, you are eligible to apply to cover your travel and accommodations. Government representatives are not eligible.

Funding will be limited to one representative per organization and will be awarded in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Ensuring a wide range of views and interest – public participants should be selected from different sectors representing a broad range of views in each country;
  • Demonstrated expertise with the topics to be dealt with at the public meeting;
  • Ability to present specific, concrete and constructive proposals.

Financial assistance may be requested via the online registration form by 17 June 2022.

For more information, please contact meetingservices@cec.org

About the CEC

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) was established in 1994 by the governments of Canada, Mexico and the United States through the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation, a parallel environmental agreement to NAFTA. As of 2020, the CEC is recognized and maintained by the Environmental Cooperation Agreement, in parallel with the new Free Trade Agreement of North America. The CEC brings together a wide range of stakeholders, including the general public, Indigenous people, youth, nongovernmental organizations, academia, and the business sector, to seek solutions to protect North America’s shared environment while supporting sustainable development for the benefit of present and future generations

The CEC is governed and funded equally by the Government of Canada through Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Government of the United States of Mexico through the Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, and the Government of the United States of America through the Environmental Protection Agency.

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