VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 5, 2023 /CNW/ – The Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, along with Kate Moran, President and CEO of the University of Victoria’s Ocean Networks Canada will make a funding announcement in support of ocean monitoring.
Monday, February 6, 2023
9:00 a.m. PST
Vancouver Convention Centre, Room 201
1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3
- On-site participation in this event is for IMPAC5-accredited media only.
- Media must be in possession of an accreditation badge to access the venue. If you are not already registered, please allow time to obtain your badge.
Media planning to attend the event are required to contact Fisheries and Oceans Canada Pacific Region Media Relations at [email protected] to register by Sunday, February 5 at 4:00 p.m. PST. A confirmation email containing instructions for participating in the conference will only be provided to media representatives who have registered.
IMPAC5, the Fifth International Marine Protected Areas Congress, is where the world will come together and take a stand to protect the global ocean. From 3 – 9 February, 2023, ocean conservation professionals, leaders and decision-makers will attend IMPAC5 in Vancouver, Canada, to learn, share and chart a course towards protecting 30 per cent of the global ocean by 2030. The IMPAC5 high-level segment, the Leadership Forum (on February 9), has invited international ministers and decision makers to chart a course towards achieving the marine conservation targets negotiated as part of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Goals.
SOURCE Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Canada