Expanding trade relations with and investments in African countries is crucial to Canada’s global economic recovery, as is establishing trade partnerships in expanding economies and diversifying supply chains to ensure continued prosperity.
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today concluded a productive trip to Germany where she participated in multilateral and bilateral discussions at the G7 and NATO foreign ministers’ meetings.
The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the Commission (HR/VP), Josep Borrell, and Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mélanie Joly, met today in Brussels for the Third Joint Ministerial Committee (JMC) under the EU–Canada Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA). Recalling the EU-Canada Summit Joint Statement of June 2021, the Joint Ministerial Committee reviewed and charted the way ahead in the EU–Canada relationship, which represents a force for stability and prosperity in the transatlantic area and beyond.
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, today issued the following statement regarding the publication of Canada’s new dairy tariff rate quota (TRQ) policies under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA).
Update - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will hold a media call back to conclude her participation in the G7 and NATO foreign ministers’ meetings and the Member States of the European Union meeting, that took place from May 12-16, 2022.
We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, and the High Representative of the European Union, express our strongest opposition and deplore the increasing restrictions imposed on the rights and freedoms of women and girls in Afghanistan by the Taliban.
Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, launched public consultations to seek views on the potential collection and publication of country of melt and pour (COM) information for steel imports under Canada’s Steel Import Monitoring Program.
The Honourable Rob Oliphant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, today concluded a productive trip to Egypt and Morocco aimed at cultivating Canada’s bilateral relationships and advancing shared priorities, including human rights.
On May 11, 2022, Global Affairs Canada announced $46.5 million in funding for 15 projects in the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa. These projects, funded through the Peace and Stabilization Operations Program and the Counter-Terrorism Capacity Building Program, are aligned with the civilian lines of effort of the Global Coalition against Daesh.