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

Media advisory

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
Thursday, February 17, 2022
12:30-13:00 pm ET
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.


Yentl Béliard-Joseph
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of International Development

Media Relations Office
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