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
Ottawa, Ontario

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

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. 

Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat

Official photos will be available on Flickr.

For more information, please contact:
Media Relations
Summits Management Office
1-833-CAN-G718 (1-833-226-4718)



April 16

Media should arrive no later than 8:00am

08:30 – 10:30:        Welcome and stakeholder plenary session

Opening remarks

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

Opening remarks

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     


April 17

08:30 – 10:30:        Climate & Environment Negotiations with participation from Minister of Fisheries,                                     Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Dominic Leblanc

Opening Remarks

Wednesday April 18