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

Media advisory

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

Schedule of events for July 11, 2019

Event: The Minister will address the opening plenary with U.K. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
Time: 9:45 a.m. local / 4:45 a.m. ET
Location: Plenary Hall, Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe, London, U.K.
Notes for media: Open coverage. View the livestream on Facebook and Twitter.

Event: The Minister will hold a media scrum.
Time: 1:00 p.m. local / 8:00 a.m. ET
Location: Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe, London, U.K.
Notes for media: Open coverage. Media should arrive at the main accreditation desk no later than 12:30 p.m. GMT / local time. Media interested in participating in the scrum must send an email in advance to Brittany Fletcher at brittany.fletcher@international.gc.ca.

Event: The Minister will chair a panel discussion on navigating disinformation.
Time: 1:45 p.m. local / 8:45 a.m. ET
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 attend a reception for Commonwealth foreign ministers
Time: 4:00 p.m. GMT+1
Notes for media: Closed to media.

Event: The Minister will hold a teleconference for Canadian media.
Time: 6:00 p.m. local / 1:00 p.m. ET
Notes for media: Media representatives wishing to participate in the teleconference should dial 1-866-805-7923 or 613-960-7518. The access code is 5381255#.

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343-203-7700
media@international.gc.ca
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