Itinerary for Canada’s Foreign Affair Minister during the United Nations General Assembly in New York

Media advisory

September 25, 2018 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York from September 24, 2018 to September 30, 2018.

Schedule of events for September 25, 2018

Event: Council on Foreign Relations Panel Discussion followed by a Question & Answer Session
Time: 07:45 a.m.
Location: Peter G. Peterson Hall, 1st Floor, Council on Foreign Relations
Description: Minister Freeland will participate alongside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and International Trade Diversification Minister Jim Carr in a discussion on Canada’s global outlook, including the government’s perspective on the future of multilateralism, the importance of economic growth that benefits everyone, gender equality and women’s empowerment, fighting climate change, and restoring confidence in democratic and international institutions.
Notes for media: Open to the media

Media should arrive no later than 07:30 a.m. and will be asked to present their media accreditation badges

Event: 73rd Session of the UNGA High-level Segment‎
Time: 09:30‎‎ a.m.
Location: General Assembly Hall‎

Event: Meeting of the International Working Group on Myanmar
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: CR B, United Nations Headquarters
Description: Canada will host a meeting of the International Working Group on Myanmar
Notes for media: Closed to the media

Event: High-Level Meeting on Action for Peacekeeping ‎
Time: 18:00‎ p.m.
Location: United Nations Headquarters
Description: The Secretary-General is convening a high-level meeting on Action for Peacekeeping to renew commitments to UN peacekeeping operations.
Notes for media: Open to the media

Media should arrive no later than 17:45 p.m. and will be asked to present their media accreditation badges.

Event: G7 Foreign Ministers Dinner
Description: Canada will be hosting a dinner of G7 Foreign Ministers
Notes for media: Closed to the media.

End of day’s program

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