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Environment Fesival

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We are delighted to announce that the second Environment Festival is coming to Montreal with the support of Air Canada and Power Corporation of Canada. It is a unique opportunity to celebrate and inspire action for the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Environment Programme

 

WHEN: December 11th, 2022.

WHERE: Plaza Centre-Ville  - 777 BOULEVARD ROBERT BOURASSA, H3C 3Z7, Montreal.


Interested and want to get involved? Good news: We are looking for local youth-led environmental initiatives and community environmental organizations to showcase their work at the Environment Festival.

Youth and Community Environment Festival Programme

December 11th, 10am – 4pm

EVO Montreal, Plaza Centre Ville, 777 Robert Bourassa

10am – 4pm 

Exhibits Open Throughout

11:00am – 11:40am: Songs, Stories and Dance for Nature (English)

 

Children’s performers will entertain our younger audience with songs and stories about nature and conservation. Sing along, get up and dance and learn a new skill as nature and conservation is celebrated.

 

Draft Agenda:

 

Welcome and introduction

 

Story time with Todd Stewart

Performance by Oluwa Toni

Pollinator Fun with Ashoke Mohanraj

 

11:45am – 12:30pm: Songs, Stories and Dance for Nature (French)

 

Children’s performers will entertain our younger audience with songs and stories about nature and conservation. Sing along, get up and dance and learn a new skill as nature and conservation is celebrated.

 

Draft Agenda:

 

Welcome and introduction

 

Story time with Todd Stewart

Learning an Indigenous Song

Pollinator Fun with Ashoke Mohanraj

 

 

1:00pm – 2:00pm: Changing the World – Campaigns for Conservation (interpretation provided)

 

Learn what the United Nations, social media influencers, celebrities and activists are doing to change the world.

 

Draft Agenda:

 

Welcome and Introduction

 

Film screening – Solar Impulse

 

Video Message from Nikolaj-Coster Waldau

 

Frankie the Dino, UNDP Don’t Choose Extinction Campaign

Tareq Hadhad, Peace by Chocolate

Max Hidalgo, UNEP Young Champion of the Earth

 

 

3:00pm – 4:00pm: Passion to Progress – Career Advice for Young Sustainability Stewards (interpretation provided)

 

Are you interested in a career in conservation and sustainability? Hear life and career stories from preeminent conservation leaders and seek general career advice, learn about different career pathways and discover how your passion for the environment can translate into a successful career.

 

Draft Agenda:

 

Welcome and introduction

 

Passion to Progress – Career stories from:

 

His Honour Steven Guilbeault, Minister, Environment and Climate Change Canada (TBC)

Fatou Ndoye, Deputy Director, UN Environment Programme

Mr. Andrew Donaher, Vice President CGI

Her Honour Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lt. Governor Ontario

 

Question and answer / Career advice