Media advisory – Minister Guilbeault to host the Ministerial on Nature

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GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 18, 2023 /CNW/ – Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will be hosting the Ministerial on Nature. 

The Ministerial on Nature will be the first major meeting of International Ministers on biodiversity and the Kunming-Montréal Global Biodiversity Framework since COP15


In-person and Livestreamed Opening Remarks


Wednesday, August 23, 2023


09:45 a.m. (PT) – Indigenous Leader Blessing and Family Photo

10:15 a.m. (PT) – Welcoming Remarks from Minister Guilbeault 

10:20 a.m. (PT) – Statement by Convention on Biological Diversity Secretariat 

10:25 a.m. (PT) – Statement by China (COP15 Presidency) via Pre-recorded Video


Squamish, British Columbia


Media representatives are offered transportation from the Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle at 7:00 a.m. (PT) on August 23 to a media centre on-site. Interviews with Canadian delegation will be accommodated to the best of our availabilities and on an ad-hoc basis. If you wish to attend in-person, you are asked to register by contacting Media Relations at Environment and Climate Change Canada, by end of day Monday, August 21, 2023. The minibus will return to Vancouver to the same pick-up location after the statements, departing around 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Note for media: Only the opening remarks will be livestreamed.

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