Itinerary for the Minister of Foreign Affairs during the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London, U.K.

Media advisory

July 9, 2019 - The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Right Honourable Jeremy Hunt, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, will host the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London, United Kingdom, on July 10 and 11, 2019.

Schedule of events for July 10, 2019

Event: The Minister and UK Foreign Secretary Hunt Jeremy Hunt will hold a bilateral meeting. 
Time: 8 a.m. GMT+1
Notes for media: Closed to media.

Event: Meeting of the foreign ministers of the Commonwealth
Time:
9 a.m. GMT+1
Notes for media: Closed to media.

Event: The Minister will chair a panel discussion on the safety and protection of journalists.
Time: 1:20 p.m. GMT+1
Location:
Editorial Room, Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe, London, U.K.
Notes for media: Open coverage. View the livestream on Facebook and Twitter.

Event: The Minister will address the opening plenary of the conference.
Time: 3:15 p.m. GMT+1
Location:
Plenary Hall, Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe, London, U.K.
Notes for media: Open coverage.

Event: Joint media availability with the Minister, UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, and Special Envoy Amal Clooney.
Time: 4:15 p.m. GMT+1
Location:
Plenary Hall, Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe, London, U.K.
Notes for media: Open coverage. Media should arrive no later than 3:45 p.m. Media interested in participating in the media availability must send an email to Brittany Fletcher at brittany.fletcher@international.gc.ca. View the livestream on Facebook and Twitter.

Event: Official dinner of the Global Conference for Media Freedom, hosted by Canada and the U.K.
Time: 7:30 p.m. GMT+1
Notes for media: Closed to media. 

Contacts

Media Relations Office
Global Affairs Canada
343-203-7700
media@international.gc.ca
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