Media Advisory - Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, to discuss climate change and carbon pricing in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, DC, April 12, 2016 /CNW/ - The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, will travel to Washington, D.C., on April 14 and 15 to attend the World Bank Group Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition inaugural High Level Assembly.

While in Washington, Minister McKenna will meet with representatives of world financial organizations and national banks, and her international ministerial counterparts in environment, sustainable development and foreign affairs. The Minister will also be participating in the following events that will be open to media:

 

Event:         

Remarks – World Resources Institute: The Road from Paris to Transformation

Date:          

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Time:        

10:00 a.m. (EDT)

Location:   

Dentons Law Office


1900 K Street, NW, Washington, D.C.



Event:      

Panel Discussion – Turning the Paris Climate Agreement into Action

Date:      

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Time:       

1:00 p.m. (EDT)

Location:  

Preston Auditorium, World Bank Group Headquarters


1818 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

Broadcast:  

Live followed by a 20‑minute Q&A session



Event:   

Opening Remarks – Climate Change and Financial Stability Executive Panel

Date:        

Friday, April 15, 2016

Time:        

9:00 a.m. (EDT)

Location: 

Main Floor Auditorium, The World Bank, J Building


701 18th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

 

SOURCE Environment and Climate Change Canada

For further information: Caitlin Workman, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, 819-938-9436; Media Relations, Environment and Climate Change Canada, 819-938-3338

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