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Media advisory - Itinerary: Minister Guilbeault to attend the fourth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-4)


OTTAWA, ON, April 18, 2024 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will attend several events on the sidelines of the fourth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-4).

From April 23 to April 29, Canada will welcome the world to Ottawa for INC-4, where negotiations will continue to develop a first-of-its-kind agreement to end plastic pollution by 2040.

The session will kick off with high-level events on April 21 and April 22, organized by Canada, in partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature.

Schedule of events for Monday, April 22, 2024 ? High-level partnership day

Event:

     Opening Session, Including Announcement



Time:

     9:00 a.m. (EDT)



Location:

     Shaw Centre
     Main Plenary Room (3rd floor)
     55 Colonel By Drive
     Ottawa, Ontario

 

Note to media: This event will only be accessible to reporters accredited to INC-4.

Media representatives are advised that Minister Guilbeault will hold a press conference with high-level speakers. He will be joined by Dr. Adil Najam, President, World Wide Fund for Nature, and Inger Andersen, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme. Following the press conference there will be a media availability.

Event:

     Press Conference and Media Availability



Time:

     12:15 p.m. (EDT)



Location:

     Shaw Centre
     Media Centre (2nd floor, room 203)
     55 Colonel By Drive
     Ottawa, Ontario

 

Note to media: This event will be livestreamed on Environment and Climate Change Canada's Facebook page. This event will only be accessible to reporters accredited to INC-4.

Schedule of events for Tuesday, April 23, 2024 ? First day of INC-4

Event:

      Opening of INC-4 Plenary



Time:

      10:00 a.m. (EDT)



Location:

      Shaw Centre 
      Main Plenary Room (3rd floor)
      55 Colonel By Drive
      Ottawa, Ontario

 

Note to media: This event will only be accessible to reporters accredited to INC-4.

Event:

        Opening Ceremony of the Plastic Action Zone (PAZ)



Time:

        11:30 a.m. (EDT)



Location:

        National Arts Centre
        O'Born Room
        1 Elgin Street
        Ottawa, Ontario

 

Event:

          Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP) Announcement



Time:

          4:30 p.m. (EDT)



Location:

         National Arts Centre
         O'Born Room
         1 Elgin Street
         Ottawa, Ontario

 

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SOURCE Environment and Climate Change Canada


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