22 Jul 2020 15:30—16:15

IEA Speaker Series with Canadian Minister of Natural Resources Seamus O'Regan

Event

Watch Live | 15:30 CEST

Join us online for a discussion between Canada's Minister of Natural Resources Mr Seamus O'Regan and IEA Executive Director Dr Fatih Birol on "Keeping people and communities at the heart of a green economic recovery."

Minister O’Regan will share key aspects of Canada’s response measures to support its energy industry during the Covid-19 crisis while safeguarding the economy and advancing Canada’s balanced agenda to meet targets for the Paris Agreement and net-zero emissions by 2050.

Highlighting Canada’s approach to an inclusive and equitable recovery, Minister O’Regan will share how Canada is protecting energy workers, their families and communities in the short-term while taking steps to ensure the industry remains ready to transition to a low-carbon future.

Canada’s position as an important global energy producer and supplier now and in the future will be a key theme throughout the session, as well as the diversity of Canada’s sustainable and innovative energy systems.