MEDIA ADVISORY 2018 Youth 7 (7) Summit
April 13, 2018
Ottawa, Ontario — The Youth 7 (Y7) will be hosted by Young Diplomats of Canada in Ottawa from April 16 to 18. The Y7 will bring together youth delegates from all G7 member states and the European Union to discuss and form policy recommendations as part of Canada’s 2018 G7 presidency. Government of Canada representatives and Canadian stakeholders will also be in attendance.
Dates: April 16-18, 2018
Location: John G. Diefenbaker Building
111 Sussex Drive
For more information on the detailed schedule of media availabilities, please see below.
For logistical purposes, media wishing to participate in any particular activity must register with the Summit Management Office, Media Relations Unit by emailing G72018_media@international.gc.ca.
There will not be a file room on-site.
For media unable to attend:
Stay tuned social media (links below) for live updates on the Y7.
Official photos will be available on Flickr.
For more information, please contact:
Summits Management Office
Media should arrive no later than 8:00am
08:30 – 10:30: Welcome and stakeholder plenary session
11:30 – 13:00: Lunch and Keynote Speaker (Olivia Neal, Executive Director, Digital Change, Chief Information Officers Branch)
13:00 – 16:00: Future of Work Negotiations with participation from:
Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour,
The Honourable Patty Hajdu
15:45 – 16:15: Gender Equality Negotiations with participation from:
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development, Celina Caesar-Chavennes
19:30 – 22:00: Opening Ceremony
Minister of Indigenous Services, the Honorable Jane Philpott and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on LGBTQ2 Issues, Randy Boissonnault
Opening remarks and photo-op
08:30 – 10:30: Climate & Environment Negotiations with participation from Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Dominic Leblanc