The Honourable Steven Guilbeault laying the groundwork at COP27 to achieve strong nature commitments in Montréal at COP15

By Environment and Climate Change Canada
Cision Newswire
November 16, 2022
Category: Carbon, Climate & Bioenergy
Region: Canada, International

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt – As the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) winds up, Canada is urging the international community to continue collaborating to address the dual crises of climate change and biodiversity loss. During Biodiversity Day COP27, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced that Canada is investing up to $855,000 to ensure that not-for-profit environmental groups and Indigenous partners can fully participate in the United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP15), taking place in Montréal from December 7–19, 2022. Over fifty groups will receive the funding, which is being coordinated by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, to support their participation in the lead up to the Nature COP and facilitate many important events that will be accessible to the general public.  

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