Reminder - Minister of International Development presents today a Canadian climate partnership initiative with key international partners in the context of Canada’s $5.3B climate finance commitment
February 17, 2022 - The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, participates today in a panel discussion to demonstrate Canada’s commitment to climate adaptation and climate partnerships, as part of Canada’s 5-year $5.3B climate finance commitment.
The following participants will join the Minister to provide perspectives on gender-sensitive Nature-based Solutions (NbS) as a key component of global climate resiliency, specifically for sub-Saharan Africa:
· The Honourable Augusta Maita, Mozambique Minister of Sea, Inland Waters, and Fisheries, and
· Mary MacDonald, Senior VP and Chief Conservation Officer, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Canada.
Event facilitator: Richard Florizone, President and CEO of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Event: Panel discussion
Date: Thursday, February 17, 2022
Time: 12:30-13:00 pm ET
Location: Global Affairs Canada YouTube channel
Note to media: Journalists interested in doing an interview with Minister Sajjan in the context of this event can contact the Minister’s office or GAC media relations.
Office of the Minister of International Development
Media Relations Office
Global Affairs Canada
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