Canada welcomes the agreement among representatives of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) to establish a new interim government and hold democratic elections in Libya in December 2021. This achievement is a critical step toward the political reconciliation and lasting stability that all Libyans deserve.
We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of America and the High Representative of the European Union, are united in condemning the coup in Myanmar.
Canada is deeply concerned by the Myanmar military’s recent actions, declaring a one year state of emergency, effectively seizing control of the country’s governance, and detaining senior civilian government leaders.
“Today, we honour the more than 6 million Jews who were brutally murdered by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. We honour the countless Romani; members of the LGBTQ2I community; persons with disabilities; and political dissidents who were persecuted and killed, as well as all those who stood against the Nazi atrocities.
Today, the Secretary-General, António Guterres, co-chaired a High-Level Replenishment Conference for the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund together with H.E. Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone; H.E. Abdalla Hamdok, Prime Minister of the Republic of Sudan; H.E. Marc Garneau, Foreign Minister of Canada, Chair of the Peacebuilding Commission and H.E. Heiko Maas, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany.
We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of America and the High Representative of the European Union, are united in condemning the politically motivated arrest and detention of Alexey Navalny.
Our countries have a long-standing friendship. Our shared history, parliamentary traditions and democratic values lie at the heart of this bond, and the challenges of the past year show that the links between our countries continue to grow stronger.
“I was deeply concerned when it was recently brought to the attention of Canada and other donors to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East [UNRWA] that certain educational materials used last year to support Palestinian refugee children during pandemic-related school closures in the West Bank and Gaza contained references that violated UN values of human rights, tolerance, neutrality and non-discrimination..."
“We, the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, and the United States Secretary of State, underscore our serious concern at the mass arrests of 55 politicians and activists in Hong Kong for subversion under the National Security Law.”