2022 Youth Innovation Challenge

March 31, 2022

The 2022 Youth Innovation Challenge, hosted by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, invites North American youth, aged 18 to 30, to propose innovative, tangible, and youth-driven solutions to assist communities in their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and identify the intersection between human health and the environment.


  • Participants in the CEC Youth Innovation Challenge must be between 18 to 30 years old on the date they upload their solution to the Submittable platform.
  • Participants must be residents of Canada, Mexico or the United States.
  • Participants must demonstrate that their innovative solution addresses or advances recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.