Minister Joly to hold a press conference following participation at the United Nations Human Rights Council Meeting

Media advisory

February 28, 2022 - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will hold a media availability at the conclusion of her participation at the United Nations Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. At the meeting, the Minister will engage her counterparts and Canada’s partners on the importance of promoting and defending human rights around the world, and on meeting current global human rights challenges. She will also use her participation to call on the world to come together to denounce Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and to stand up for human rights.

Event: Press conference
: Monday, February 28, 2022
Time: 12:15 pm EST- Ottawa  / (18:15 pm CET) Geneva Time

Notes for media: Participation in the question and answer portion of this event is for accredited members of the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery only. Media who are not members of the Press Gallery may contact to request temporary access. A teleconference line is also available for media who wish to listen to the event:

Dial-in numbers (listen-only):
Local: 613-960-7518
Toll-free: 1-866-805-7923 (Toll free dial-in number for Canada/US)
Passcode: 9358726#.


Maeva Proteau
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Media Relations Office
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