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14 Apr 2016 description

April 4, 2016 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced new programming to help stop the transmission of polio in Pakistan.

Minister Bibeau made the announcement following her first meeting with Tariq Azim Khan, High Commissioner of Pakistan in Canada.

Canada is contributing $40 million over three years toward two initiatives by UNICEF and by the World Health Organization (WHO).

11 Dec 2015 description

December 10, 2015 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced funding that will help advance gender equality, protect human rights and reduce gender-based violence in developing countries. The announcement was made on the final day of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.

16 Apr 2015 description

Minister Yelich delivers Canadian statement at United Nations Security Council open debate on sexual violence in conflict

April 15, 2015 - New York City, New York - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), on behalf of the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced an additional $5.5 million to fight sexual and gender-based violence.

15 Apr 2014 description

April 11, 2014 - Andrew Bennett, Canada’s Ambassador for Religious Freedom, today concluded a successful visit to Pakistan where he announced two projects to be supported by the Religious Freedom Fund.

“Pakistan is a country with a multi-faith and multicultural character, which is similar in ways to Canada’s,” said Bennett. “We remain very concerned by repeated incidents of religiously motivated violence in Pakistan and the callous disregard of extremists for the rights of individuals of all faiths to practise their religion in peace and security.”

04 Mar 2014 description

Emphasis on strengthening access to quality education and providing safe learning environments

February, 27, 2014 - Ottawa, Ontario - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

07 Jan 2014 description

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN — Canada's Minister of State (Multiculturalism) Tim Uppal today concluded a visit to Pakistan where he met with vaccinators, doctors and UNICEF staff and announced Canada's latest contribution to the fight to eradicate polio in Pakistan and around the world. While in Pakistan Minister Uppal also met with local Pakistan government officials as well as visited a mosque, Gurudwara Nankana Sahib, and Joseph colony (a Christian community in Lahore).

13 Apr 2012 description

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April 13, 2012 Public Information: 202-712-4810
www.usaid.gov

JOINT RELEASE BY THE GOVERNMENTS OF AUSTRALIA, CANADA, ITALY, JAPAN, NEW ZEALAND, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION

UNICEF has confirmed to a group of donors that an estimated US$4 million of donor funds has been misappropriated from its US$6.2 million school rehabilitation project implemented in 2009-2010 in Khyber Paktunkhwa Province, northwestern Pakistan.

23 Oct 2011 description

Ottawa, Ontario―Today, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, announced $11 million for eight new projects in support for those affected by recent monsoon rains and ongoing flooding in southern Pakistan.

"Canada is greatly concerned for the people of Pakistan affected by recent severe flooding," said Minister Oda. "We are responding to emergency appeals by humanitarian organizations and will continue to monitor this evolving situation to ensure Canada is supporting those who need it the most."

31 Mar 2011 description

Summary

  • This quarterly report details the advances made by Canada on its six priorities and three signature projects in Afghanistan, providing a glimpse into progress made in Afghan leadership and ownership from the perspectives of the Afghan people.

31 Dec 2010 description

Summary

  • This quarterly report gives details of the advances made by Canada on its six priorities and three signature projects in Afghanistan, together with Afghan and other partners, with a focus on progress achieved by Afghanistan’s institutions of governance.

15 Nov 2010 description

Ottawa (Ontario) ? L'honorable Beverley J. Oda, ministre de la Coopération internationale, a annoncé aujourd'hui que les particuliers canadiens avaient donné plus de 46,8 millions de dollars pour appuyer les activités de secours en réponse aux inondations qui ont frappé le Pakistan. En outre, le gouvernement du Canada a versé une somme équivalente à son Fonds d'aide aux victimes des inondations au Pakistan.

« Une fois encore, les Canadiens ont manifesté leur compassion et leur générosité.

15 Nov 2010 description

Ottawa, Ontario?The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, today announced that individual Canadians donated over $46.8 million for Pakistan flood relief and that the Government of Canada has put an equivalent amount into its Pakistan Flood Relief Fund.

"Once again, Canadians have demonstrated their compassion and generosity, and the government is proud to partner with them to help the victims of the floods in Pakistan," Minister Oda said.

14 Sep 2010 description

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN ? The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, today announced $7.5 million in additional support for flood relief efforts in Pakistan. This will bring Canada's contribution to the international effort to help flood victims to $40.5 million, making Canada the fourth largest donor in response to the flood in Pakistan.

On Sunday, September 12th, the Government of Canada announced the extension of the deadline for its matching funds program, the Pakistan Flood Relief Fund.

12 Sep 2010 description

September 12, 2010

Ottawa, Ontario - The Honourable John Baird, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, today announced on behalf of the Honourable Beverley J.

31 Aug 2010 description

(No. 277 - August 31, 2010 - 2:30 p.m ET) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, today provided further details on Canada's response to the floods in Pakistan.

"Our government will continue to act in solidarity with the people of Pakistan and to fully support the Government of Pakistan in its efforts to respond to the devastating floods affecting the country," said Minister Cannon.

22 Aug 2010 description

Ottawa (Ontario)The Honourable John Baird, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, on behalf of the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, today announced that the Government of Canada has established a Pakistan Floods Relief Fund.

"Canadians have shown that they are always ready to help those in need," said Minister Baird.

19 Aug 2010 description

Ottawa (Ontario)A shipment of Canadian supplies has arrived in Pakistan, bringing 1,000 all-weather tents, 7,060 jerry cans, 1,000 tarps and 3,840 mosquito nets in support of ongoing emergency relief operations by the International Federation of Red Cross and the Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS).

"Canada was one of the first countries to respond to this devastating flood, and our relief efforts are helping save the lives of thousands of people," said the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation.

14 Aug 2010 description

Toronto, OntarioThe Honourable John Baird, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, and the Honourable Senator Salma Ataullahjan announced today that the Government of Canada will provide up to $33 million to respond to the most urgent needs of flood-affected populations in Pakistan. They made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Beverley J.

03 Dec 2009 description

Ottawa, Ontario - The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, today announced that Canada will contribute an additional $30 million to the World Food Programme (WFP) to support its operations. This will help the WFP to meet the immediate food aid needs of vulnerable populations and respond to a range of humanitarian situations around the world.