The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, today announced that he will travel to Bangladesh, the Philippines and Qatar from February 24 to March 5, 2023. In the Philippines, he will be accompanied by Rechie Valdez, Member of Parliament for Mississauga—Streetsville.
After meeting with key international partners in Ukraine, Germany, and France, Minister Joly will continue her diplomatic outreach in New York City by delivering remarks at the UN General Assembly’s Emergency Special Session on Russia’s illegal, cruel and inhuman war against Ukraine...
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced today that Maninder Sidhu, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, will be travelling to Singapore and Indonesia to engage with key business partners and stakeholders and to help advance Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy. He will be in Singapore from February 20 to 23 and in Indonesia from February 23 to 26, 2023.
During her trip, Minister Joly will hold a bilateral meeting with Catherine Colonna, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France, to discuss Russia’s war against Ukraine as well as Canada and France’s common resolve to support Ukraine as the world approaches the one-year mark since the full-scale Russian invasion.
This week, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, visited California and participated in this year’s C100 Annual Summit, where Canadian leaders and entrepreneurs met to discuss ways to advance Canadian entrepreneurship.
Conflict, climate change and COVID-19 have caused a global education crisis, with an estimated 222 million children and adolescents who are not developing the essential skills and knowledge they need to build and prepare for their futures. Canada is investing in immediate and sustainable programs to ensure access to quality education for children and youth in emergency and crisis situations so that no child is left behind.
As the one-year mark of President Vladimir Putin’s illegal war in Ukraine approaches, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, travelled to Ukraine to reaffirm Canada’s steadfast support for the people of Ukraine and to discuss Canada’s role in the path toward peace with Ukrainian officials, including President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba, Minister of Internal Affairs Ihor Klymenko, and the President’s Chief of Staff Andriy Yermak.