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Media Advisory - Visit to China: Itinerary for Minister McKenna, for December 8, 2017



BEIJING, China, Dec. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, is on a visit to China seeking further cooperation on climate change and clean growth, with Chinese leaders.

While in China, the Minister is engaging her counterparts to advance the Canada-China partnership and leading a clean-technology trade mission with Canadian companies. The Minister will also help lead the annual general meeting of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development as the international executive vice-chair and will launch a new ministerial dialogue on environmental cooperation. Canada is committed to providing leadership and working with its international partners to help move to a sustainable and resilient world.

Event:                      

Minister McKenna will deliver opening remarks at a CleanTech
Presentation Seminar.

Time:                     

9:30 a.m. (China Standard Time) / 8:30 p.m. (EST)

Location:               

St. Regis Hotel, Great Hall, 2nd floor, Beijing

Note for Media:    

This event is closed to the media.



Event:                    

Minister McKenna will attend a signing ceremony of two new collaboration agreements between Canadian and Chinese partners related to carbon capture and storage initiatives.

Time:                      

10:00 a.m. (China Standard Time) / 9:00 p.m. (EST)

Location:              

St. Regis Hotel, Parlour Room, Beijing.

Note for Media:    

There will be a photo opportunity at the end of the event.



Event:                   

Minister McKenna will participate in an announcement with Cycle
Capital Management.

Time:                         

10:45 a.m. (China Standard Time) / 9:45 p.m. (EST)

Location:              

St. Regis Hotel, Parlour Room, Beijing

Note for Media:       

This event is open to the media. There will be a photo opportunity at the end of the event.



Event:                       

Minister McKenna will hold a briefing session with Chinese Media
to discuss Canada's visit to China and leading role in climate action.

Time:                        

11:45 a.m. (China Standard Time) / 10:45 p.m. (EST)

Location:                 

St. Regis Hotel, Parlour Room, Beijing

Note for Media:       

This event is open to the pre-registered media only.



Event:                     

Minister McKenna will participate in a bilateral meeting on climate change with Special Envoy Xie Zhenhua.

Time:                        

4:00 p.m. (China Standard Time) / 3:00 a.m. (EST)

Location:                  

National Development and Reform Commission of the People's Republic of China (NDRC), No. 2, Fuxingmen South Avenue, Xicheng District, Beijing

Note for Media:       

This event is closed to the media.

 

SOURCE Environment and Climate Change Canada


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