“Capital punishment is an affront to human rights and dignity, an ineffective deterrent to crime, and it often compounds injustice by intersecting with other forms of discrimination. No system of justice is free from error, and the use of the death penalty can lead to irreversible injustice when those who are not guilty or who have been falsely accused are executed..."
As a Pacific nation, Canada recognizes that the Indo-Pacific region is critically important for the long-term prosperity, health and security of Canadians. Decisions made in the region will impact Canadians for generations and it is imperative that Canada is at the table.
Yesterday, 19 countries of the Organization of American States met under the co-chairmanship of Canada, United States and Haiti to discuss how the international community can help respond to the crisis in Haiti.
Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, met with José Miguel Ahumada, Chile’s Undersecretary for International Economic Relations, on the margins of the 6th Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Commission meeting in Singapore.
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, will visit Singapore on October 7 and 8 to attend Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Commission meetings. She will be joined by counterparts from other CPTPP economies, including Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam.
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that she will travel to Lima, Peru, from October 5 to 6, 2022 to attend the 52nd regular session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS).