To continue supporting border communities, BECC works on building relationships and partnerships with stakeholders in federal, state and local agencies, international organizations, academia, private and public sectors.
These associations have resulted in environmental initiatives, increased project/program coordination, consistent information exchange and strategy development that have created a positive impact for communities.
November 11, 2016 - On September 21-22, the Green Infrastructure Forum III was held at the Autonomous University of Coahuila’s Digital Library (Infoteca Central) in Arteaga, Coahuila. The event was hosted by the State of Coahuila, the Border Environment Cooperation Commission, the North American Development Bank (NADB) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The purpose of the forum was to familiarize participants with the components and benefits of green infrastructure on both sides of the US-Mexico border. Attendees included primarily state and municipal officials responsible for planning, urban development and environmental issues.
May 13, 2016 - U.S.-Mexico Joint Working Committee meets in Monterrey where BECC General Manager presents the Green Infrastructure Program.
May 13, 2016 - On March 28, Chihuahua Governor Cesar Duarte attended the kick-off ceremony for the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in Delicias. The project was approved for certification and financing by the Border Environment Cooperation Commision (BECC) and the North American Development Bank (NADB) on August 13, 2015.
The Board of Directors of the US-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership (BPP) meets in Ciudad Juarez
February 22, 2016 - • On January 7, the BPP convened a panel discussion with major foundations from El Paso and Juarez • On 8 January, the BPP Board held its first meeting of the year at the BECC
February 19, 2016 - • 2015 closes with 14 approved projects with an estimated cost of more than US $833 million • BECC, NADB merger moves forward