The serious consequences of land degradation across the globe are now known—the resulting food insecurity, poverty, conflict and forced migration already affect 2 billion people. In the next few decades, desertification could create up to 135 million climate refugees.
Canada has always believed a diplomatic solution to the North Korean nuclear issue is both essential and possible. We welcome the dialogue between the leaders of the United States and North Korea that took place today in Singapore. This meeting was an important step toward advancing peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs; the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence; the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness; and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following statement on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
Following the tabling of the 2018 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada on Consular Services to Canadians Abroad, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement regarding the report by the Panel of Independent International Experts on possible crimes against humanity in Venezuela: