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Minister Bibeau to attend state funeral of Kofi Annan

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, will travel to Accra, Ghana, to represent Canada at the state funeral of Kofi Annan, taking place on September 13, 2018.

Minister Bibeau applauds humanitarian workers on World Humanitarian Day

| Global Affairs Canada | statements

Around the world, millions of people face the choice of living surrounded by armed conflict that threatens their families and livelihoods or fleeing in search of safety and security. Children’s education and health care are compromised, and entire families are displaced from their homes.

Minister Bibeau announces pan-African initiative in support of women’s rights

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

Today, while meeting with representatives of women’s organizations in Sierra Leone, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, announced $7 million in funding over five years to support a pan-African women’s voice and leadership initiative. Women’s movements and women’s rights organizations on the African continent are key agents of change that strengthen the rights of women and girls and help societies achieve gender equality.

Minister Bibeau to visit West Africa

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

During her visit, Minister Bibeau will meet with government officials, woman leaders and development partners to discuss common priorities such as advancing the rights of women and girls, including sexual and reproductive health rights, sustainable and inclusive development, and peace and security.

Backgrounder – New support from Canada for Palestinians

| Global Affairs Canada | backgrounders

Canada today announced over $50 million in new support to address the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable Palestinians. This support includes several humanitarian initiatives aimed at responding to the most pressing humanitarian needs, and four new development projects that foster economic growth that works for everyone.

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