From July 2 to 4, 2019, Canada will host and co-chair the third international Ukraine Reform Conference in Toronto, Ontario. There will be a ministerial meeting on July 2, followed by two days of discussions at Ukraine House.
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Right Honourable Jeremy Hunt, the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary, will host the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London on July 10 and 11, 2019. Special Envoy for Media Freedom and human rights lawyer, Amal Clooney will also attend.
June 16, 2019 - The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will meet with Her Excellency Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, in Ottawa, Ontario.
The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Carl Burlock, Executive Vice-President & Chief Business Officer of Export Development Canada (EDC), will announce additional support for the Canadian canola producers in Ottawa, Ontario.
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will visit Washington, D.C. for meetings with US officials, including: Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State and Bob Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative, as well as members of Congress. The Minister will also receive an award from the Association of Women in International Trade and deliver a keynote address.
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Member of Parliament for Ahuntsic—Cartierville and Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, together with Hubert Bolduc, President and Chief Executive Officer of Montréal International, will make an announcement about job-creating investments at Unity Technologies, in Montréal, Quebec.
The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, will be available to Canadian journalists via conference call from Tokyo, Japan, during the Canadian trade mission he will lead in Japan and South Korea from June 6 to 10, 2019.