MEDIA ADVISORY - Minister Wilkinson to Make Several Announcements at COP15

MONTREAL, Dec. 9, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ - 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.


Monday, December 12, 2022


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).

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SOURCE Natural Resources Canada


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