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Backgrounder: Sanctions against Haitian political elites

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Effective immediately, Canada is imposing sanctions against Haitian political elites in response to the egregious conduct of political elites who provide illicit financial support to armed gangs.


Canada imposes new sanctions against Iranian regime

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The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada is imposing additional sanctions under the Special Economic Measures (Iran) Regulations. This is the fourth package of sanctions imposed by Canada against the Iranian regime in response to its ongoing gross and systematic human rights violations and continued actions to destabilize peace and security.


Peaceful and democratic Africa

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On October 27, 2022, Canada hosted the first Canada-African Union Commission High-Level Dialogue. The dialogue gave Canadian and African Union representatives the opportunity to discuss efforts in the areas of peace and democracy, sustainable development and economic cooperation.


A Prosperous Africa: Sustainable Development and Economic Cooperation

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Canada announced over $168 million in funding at the A Prosperous Africa: Food Security, Climate Change and Economic Cooperation session during the Canada-African Union Commission High-Level Dialogue. The funding is being distributed as indicated below.


Canada and African Union Commission conclude first high-level dialogue

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The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs; the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development; and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, yesterday concluded a successful first Canada–African Union Commission High-Level Dialogue, in Ottawa, Canada.


Canada-United States continued partnership on key issues

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The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, welcomed U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken to Canada for his first official visit from October 27-28, 2022.


Canada conducts assessment mission in Haiti

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The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada is conducting an assessment mission in Haiti.


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