Montreal Millenium Summit - Schedule for April 21, 2010 - Youth Forum

MONTREAL, April 20 /CNW Telbec/ - Schedule is subject to change

    12 - 12:30 p.m.    Welcome of the participants

    12:30 - 1 p.m.     Introduction by Patrice Bélanger
                       Welcoming word by Daniel Germain, president and
                       founder, Club des Petits Déjeuners du Québec,
                       Breakfast Clubs of Canada, Montreal Millennium Summit
                       and by Sylvie Bernier, olympic medalist and
                       spokesperson for Investors Group

    1 - 1:10 p.m.      Musical performance

    1:10 - 1:15 p.m.   Presentation by Club 2/3

    1:15 - 2:30 p.m.   Solidarity Rally
                       In groups of 10, participants will follow a path of
                       situation simulations inspired by human impacts on
                       climate change, hosted by CLUB 2/3. At each station,
                       young leaders must deal with the situation and
                       identify the issues in order to find possible
                       solutions for the most vulnerable populations around
                       the globe.
                       At the end of the path, participants will have
                       identified the causes of world inequities and will be
                       ready to question the role and the actions they can
                       commit to, in their community.

    2:30 - 3 p.m.      Break

    3 - 3:30 p.m.      Meeting at the Summit
                       Presentation with
                       Philippe Cousteau, CEO and co-founder of EarthEcho
                       International, a non-profit organization that empowers
                       youth to take action that protects and restores our
                       water planet

    3:30 - 4:15 p.m.   Question period

    4:15 - 4:30 p.m.   Musical performance

    4:30 - 4:45 p.m.   Presentation with Renée Larouche from Rio Tinto Alcan
                       concerning their initiative Keeping Youth in school
                       together, introducing Mathieu Sage from the
                       organization Toujours Ensemble

    4:45 - 5:15 p.m.   Testimonies of young leaders
                       Kenneth Nana Amoateng, coordinator of the African
                       Youth delegation to the Copenhagen Conference
                       Taryn MacKenzie-Mohr, member of the Canada Youth
                       delegation to the Copenhagen Conference
                       Peter Schiefke, national manager, The Climate Project
                       Participant, Youth Forum

    5:15 p.m.          Closing remarks


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