Media advisory – Minister Wilkinson to Make Several Announcements at COP15

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by ahnationtalk on December 9, 2022145 Views

From: Natural Resources Canada

MONTREAL — The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, will participate and make several announcements at the COP15 UN Biodiversity Conference in Montreal.

Media availability to follow each event.

Date: Monday, December 12, 2022

Location: Canada Pavilion

Palais des congrès

1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle

Montreal, QC H2Z 1H5


Critical Minerals Commitment: 11:45 a.m. ET

Bonn Challenge Announcement: 12:30 p.m. ET

Weaving Indigenous Knowledge: 1:45 p.m. ET

Youth Participation in Natural Resources: 4:15 p.m. ET

Access to the venue:

  • On-site participation in this event is for COP15-accredited media only.
  • Media must be in possession of an accreditation badge to access the venue. Please allow time to obtain your badge.
  • Information on how and where to obtain your badge is available via this link: Convention on Biological Diversity (

COVID-19 requirements:

  • Please note that masks are mandatory and that you will be required to take the COVID-19 rapid antigen test prior to entry.
  • Media can find information on the COVID-19 protocols for COP15 here: Convention on Biological Diversity ( (see Health, Safety and Security section).


Media Relations

Natural Resources Canada

Keean Nembhard
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Natural Resources


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