The Public Submissions Process on Effective Environmental Enforcement (SEM) under the USMCA/CUSMA/T-MEC

Panelists will give an overview of the USMCA/CUSMA/T-MEC and ECA and discuss Chapter 24 (Environment), which will enter into force on July 1, 2020, and cover how the SEM process will differ under the new regime. Recent graduates and current students will give their perspectives on the new SEM process. Panelists will discuss the future […]

Free Trade Agreements and the Effective Enforcement of Environmental Laws: Experience in the Americas

This discussion will explore the operation of the submissions on enforcement matters process in the Americas and introduce you to major aspects on energy and environment under free trade agreements, including the newly renegotiated USMCA.

Participation Mechanisms in Environmental Matters in the Americas

This event will offer the opportunity to learn how submissions on enforcement matters are handled under various international treaties and introduce changes to the process under the newly renegotiated United States, Mexico and Canada Agreement (USMCA). During this event, the CEC will also present its recently published factual record on Agricultural Waste Burning in Sonora.

Workshop and Discussion on NAFTA’S Environmental Submissions Process and Public Engagement

This workshop and discussion will bring together experts from Canada, the United States, Mexico, the international community, and the public to discuss the submissions on enforcement matters (SEM) process established under the environmental side agreement to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), administered by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC). Panelists and the public […]

CEC Workshop on the Submissions on Enforcement Matters process

This workshop will be interactive and present an overview of the submissions on enforcement matters (SEM) process administered by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation. The SEM process was established by the environmental side agreement, the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation, to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and allows any resident or organization […]

CEC Workshop on the Submissions on Enforcement Matters process in Partnership with Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

In this workshop, hosted at the offices of the Sustainability Network, SEM Unit Director Robert Moyer and Legal Officer Paolo Solano will give an overview of the SEM process and lead participants through an interactive, hands-on exploration of how submissions are filed, what requirements they must meet, and how they can enhance transparency and information-sharing […]

Workshop on Non-Judicial Mechanisms to Access Environmental Justice

The Institute for Legal Research (Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas) of UNAM, in collaboration with the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) of North America, invites you to a workshop on Non-Judicial Mechanisms to Access Environmental Justice.

Mechanisms for Citizen Submissions in America

This event will be an opportunity for the public to become acquainted with how citizen submission mechanisms, provided for in different international agreements, function for the effective application of environmental laws implemented in North and Central America.

The Citizen Submissions Process

This event will offer the opportunity to learn about the citizen submissions process and bringing facts to light concerning enforcement of environmental law. The event will detail how to file a submission with the CEC.

Citizen Submission Mechanisms in the Americas

This event will offer the opportunity to learn about citizen submissions on effective environmental law enforcement. The event will detail how to file a submission with the CEC, and compare a similar mechanism: the submissions process provided in the Free Trade Agreement Between the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States (CAFTA-DR). This event will offer a unique perspective, […]

Seminar: Presentation on the Factual Record Ex Hacienda El Hospital

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) of North America, the Division of Postgraduate Studies of the Faculty of Law (División de Estudios de Posgrado de la Facultad de Derecho) and the Institute of Juridical Investigation (Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas), UNAM, invites you to a seminar presentation on the Factual Record Ex Hacienda El Hospital. During the seminar, a […]

Joint Workshop on Sustainable Development, the Submissions Process and Cross Boundary Energy Issues

CEC, NACLE, McGill University and Vermont Law School will hold a two-day discussion on North American Sustainable Development issues. On June 13, the North American Consortium on Legal Education (NACLE) will hold a workshop addressing the submissions process and the impact of its recent reforms.  The NACLE workshop will also focus on the growing set […]