“The safety and security of Canadians abroad is our top priority. Since January 22, Chinese authorities have restricted non-essential travel to and from the city of Wuhan, Hubei Province in China as a result of the spread of coronavirus..."
A rules-based international trading system is essential to the success of Canadian businesses exporting on the world stage. Institutions such as the World Trade Organization have been instrumental in establishing binding rules of global trade and reducing tariffs, which creates predictable market conditions for businesses to be able to grow and succeed.
During the visit, Minister Champagne met with Saad Eddine El Othmani, Prime Minister of Morocco, and Nasser Bourita, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, to discuss shared priorities, such as peace, stability, gender equality and commercial ties.
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today concluded a visit to Mali that focussed on the important and long-standing bilateral relationship between our two countries.
These projects will address numerous shared priorities in the region, including sexual and reproductive health rights, food security, promoting women and girls’ education and economic empowerment, maternal and neonatal health services, and supporting conflict prevention, peacekeeping and stabilization efforts in the region.