Minister of Foreign Affairs leads Ministerial Coordination Group on COVID-19 


December 7, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, hosted the 12th call of the Ministerial Coordination Group on COVID-19 with counterparts from Brazil, Germany, Italy, Mexico, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

With many member states continuing to experience a second wave of COVID-19 infections, the group discussed their respective domestic and international efforts on vaccines and economic recovery.

Minister Champagne, along with foreign ministers, reiterated the importance of stopping the accelerating number of COVID-19 cases many of their countries are facing.

Foreign ministers mentioned upcoming vaccination campaigns and finding ways to assist with global access to vaccines.


Syrine Khoury
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

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