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Canadian Takes Chair Position on International Environmental Committee

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation's (CEC) Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC) has unanimously elected Canadian JPAC member Sabaa Khan as committee chair for 2019....

CUSMA to Modernize Environment Goals, Reduce Marine Pollution

At the completion of negotiations for the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), the parties agreed to continue collaboration on environmental objectives through the Commission for...

Global Water Partnership Supports Subregional Action on SDG 6

In partnership with UNESCO and UNECE, Global Water Partnership-Central Africa (GWP-CAf) organized a sub-regional workshop to support the implementation of SDG 6 in Central...

Pan African Institutions Strategize to Accelerate Infrastructure Delivery

At the end of June, the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Agency, supported by the African Development Bank, the Regional Economic Communities, and...

U.S. Senators Clear Path for Increased Great Lakes Restoration Funds

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that following their efforts the Senate version of the Water Resource Development Act (WRDA), which has passed...

Report Notes Success and Weakness in Great Lakes Water Management

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has released its draft Triennial Assessment of Progress (TAP) report, in which it found much to commend on the...

MP Miller Proposes Bulk Water Transfer Law

Last week, Larry Miller, MP for Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound, introduced Bill C-383, An Act to amend the International Boundary Waters Treaty Act and the International...

NAWS Project Ruled in Manitoba’s Favour

The U.S. District Court has again ruled in favour of Manitoba in its case against the Northwest Area Water Supply (NAWS) project, Water Stewardship...

FLOW Brings Attention to Transboundary Issues on IJC Centennial

Boundary Waters Week (June 5-14) will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Boundary Waters Treaty with a series of events in Niagara Falls, but...

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