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Premier promotes Alberta at Climate Week in New York

Premier Rachel Notley will travel to New York City this Sept. 18-20 to promote Alberta's Climate Leadership Plan to global leaders, and meet with investors and business leaders.

During her mission, the Premier will:

  • provide remarks and participate in a panel discussion at Climate Week NYC
  • attend a dinner hosted for the Honourable Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico
  • meet with the Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest investment firms
  • participate in an investor’s roundtable on energy
  • meet with editors of Bloomberg Media

“Growing and diversifying our economy in step with our Climate Leadership Plan presents an opportunity to invest in new technologies that will create jobs and reduce emissions. People from across North America, including President Obama, have recognized that Alberta is reducing emissions while promoting growth. As Albertans, we know that our expertise in responsible, innovative energy production is as valuable as any of our resources.”

Premier Rachel Notley

Climate Week NYC 2016 gathers leaders from business and government to demonstrate how investment in innovation, technology and clean energy can enhance economic opportunity.

The estimated international mission cost for the Premier, three political staff, three public servants and two protection unit members, is $39,500.

Itinerary for Premier Notley

Date

Event

Sunday, Sept. 18

Depart Edmonton

Monday, Sept. 19

Climate Change Week opening ceremony

Introductory remarks to panel

Interview with Bloomberg Media

Meeting with Carlyle Group

Foreign Policy Association dinner in honour of the Honourable Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico

Tuesday, Sept. 20

Investor roundtable on energy

Depart New York


Media inquiries

Government of Alberta