The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will participate in the Alliance for Multilateralism conference on Advocating Human Rights in the 21st Century held on December 10, 2019, in Berlin, Germany.
Canada and the Kingdom of the Netherlands welcome the Gambia’s application before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against Myanmar on the alleged violation of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Genocide Convention). In order to uphold international accountability and prevent impunity, Canada and the Netherlands hereby express their intention to jointly explore all options to support and assist the Gambia in these efforts.
“Corruption undermines public trust and the rule of law, disproportionately affects women and vulnerable populations, contributes to inequality and breeds organized crime. It is the greatest obstacle to economic and social development, and it decays the fabric of society.”
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will participate in the Alliance for Multilateralism conference, Advocating Human Rights in the 21st Century, hosted in Berlin by Heiko Maas, Germany’s Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, on December 10, 2019. Minister Champagne will then attend the inaugural Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa in Aswan, Egypt, on December 11 and 12, 2019.