3rd Workshop on Methods for Assessing the Cost of Floods

Workshop to discuss project findings and draft briefing document on project outcomes for decision-makers in the three countries.

North American Land Cover Monitoring System Experts Meeting

Discuss trinational efforts to combine and develop continental-level 30 m land cover and land cover change products.

Remote Sensing Early Warning Systems for Floods

Workshop to build the capacities of local and regional first responders, emergency managers, and decision-makers relative to obtaining and using real-time satellite imagery in the preparation and response to these events.

Coastal Impact Mitigation and Adaptation Workshop

Organized as part of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s (CEC) project “Strengthening Adaptation Capacity in Marine Protected Areas”, this workshop will provide training on the use of the new online Climate Adaptation Toolkit, developed by the CEC to help marine protected area (MPA) practitioners from Canada, Mexico, and the United States adapt to climate change.

Webinar: Why and How to Measure Food Loss and Waste: Practical Guide

Measuring your food waste doesn’t have to be difficult. On this webinar—conducted by the World Resources Institute (WRI)—the Commission for Environmental Commission’s new guidance on “Why and How to Measure Food Loss and Waste” will be presented. The Practical Guide covers all stages in the food supply chain, and provides a simple framework that can […]

Launch of Food Waste Measurement Publications

This event will be hosted by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) in partnership with Toks Restaurants (chain in Mexico) as part of the official launch of the two CEC food waste publications: a Practical Guide and a Technical Report, on Why and How to Measure Food Loss and Waste and Its Impacts. In addition, […]

Fifth Virtual Meeting of the CEC FLW Youth Advisory Committee

The Fifth Virtual Meeting of the Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) on Food Loss and Waste will focus on the interactive website for the Food Matters Kids and Youth Action Kit. The YAC will also discuss options for disseminating the toolkit to kids and youth across Canada, Mexico and the United States – including Indigenous and […]

Coastal Impact Mitigation and Adaptation Toolkit Review Workshop

This workshop will bring together MPA practitioners and partners from North America’s Pacific Coast to review and provide feedback on the draft MPA Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Toolkit.

25th Regular Session of the CEC Council and Meeting of the Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC)

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) invites the public to join its annual Regular Session of the CEC Council, composed of the environment ministers of Canada, Mexico, and the United States. This year, the Council Chair, US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, will host Canadian Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna and Mexico’s […]

Workshop on the use of syndromic surveillance for extreme heat in North America

This workshop will showcase the results of the CEC project Helping North American Communities Adapt to Climate Change: A Pilot Syndromic Surveillance System for Extreme Heat. The three pilot communities collaborating on the project – Ottawa in Canada, Detroit in the US, and Hermosillo in Mexico – will present efforts to increase their capacity to monitor health […]

Reducing and Managing Food and Organic Waste Streams in North America

The CEC’s Joint Public Advisory Committee led a public forum, Reducing and Managing Food and Organic Waste Streams in North America, on 23 March 2017. It brought together citizens and stakeholders to engage with experts from academia, government, and the private sector to discuss issues, challenges and opportunities for reducing, recovering, diverting and processing food […]

Advancing Sustainable Clean Energy Cooperation in North America

Building on the Leaders’ Statement on a North American Climate, Clean Energy, and Environment Partnership, as well as the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Canada, Mexico and the United States concerning climate change and energy collaboration between the three NAFTA countries, this JPAC session will examine the links between innovation in clean energy and energy efficiency, in […]