Montreal Museums Day / Journée des musées montréalais, 29 May 2016
Outdoor activity: Make a fossil replica
In the Museum (at 11h00, 12h00 & 13h00, in the Dawson Gallery): Dinosaurs of Canada
* with La Société de Paléontologie du Québec.
The event will have an exhibit highlighting a few campaigns organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity in Montreal, including the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (2011-2020), Green Wave (educating children and youth about biodiversity), the International Day for Biodiversity and the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (a Protocol aiming to ensure the safe handling, transport and use of living modified organisms resulting from modern biotechnology that may have negative effects on biological diversity, taking also into account risks to human health) and the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing (a Protocol aiming at sharing the benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources in a fair and equitable way), including information on traditional knowledge.
On the occasion of the International Day for Biological Diversity, the Secretariat of the CBD participates in the Montreal Museums Day at the Redpath Museum (McGill).