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29 May 2013 description

ROME — Canada's leadership on food security and nutrition is contributing to the reduction of poverty, hunger, and malnutrition in developing countries. The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, participated today in a round table in Rome to discuss global food security and nutrition, and the role of private sector partnerships.

01 May 2013 description

Ottawa, Ontario — The Harper Government will match the final tally of $2.27 million raised by Canadian Rotarians in support of the global effort to eradicate polio. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will also match the total contributions raised. The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, made the announcement today as he and other Members of Parliament met with representatives from Rotary in Canada on Parliament Hill to celebrate the final tally of the Pennies and More for Polio initiative.

14 Jun 2012 description

Ottawa―The results of Canada's commitments to developing countries are now easier to access after Canada's Minister of International Cooperation, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, released the Development for Results 2010-2011 report today.

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."

25 Feb 2011 description

Mississauga, ON?Today, on behalf of the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, Bob Dechert, Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Erindale, and Honourable Senator Salma Ataullahjan announced the Government of Canada's continued support for the more than 20 million people affected by the devastating floods in Pakistan seven months ago.

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.

15 Oct 2010 description

Ottawa, OntarioThe Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, today announced further support for those affected by the recent flooding in Pakistan.

The contribution responds to agricultural recovery needs by providing seeds, fertilizers, and tools and by supporting the rehabilitation of the land and livestock sector in Pakistan.

"The floods have washed away more than 4 million acres of crops and affected more than 30 percent of Pakistan's farmlands, leaving half of the country's food at risk.

30 Sep 2010 description

Ottawa, Ontario - The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, today reminds Canadians that only three days remain for Canadians to donate to charities eligible for the Government of Canada's matching fund that will help people affected by the flooding in Pakistan.

Minister Oda recently travelled to Pakistan to evaluate the devastation first-hand and met with officials from Canadian and international humanitarian agencies active in the field.

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.

25 Aug 2010 description

Ottawa, Ontario - The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, provided further details of the Government of Canada's $33 million contribution announced on Saturday, August 14, 2010, in response to the most urgent needs of flood-affected populations in Pakistan.

"As the extent of the crisis in Pakistan increases, Canada's humanitarian aid is critical to help the thousands who have lost everything due to the floods," said Minister Oda.

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.

20 Nov 2009 description

Toronto (Ontario) - Aujourd'hui, l'honorable Beverley J. Oda, ministre de la Coopération internationale, a présenté la stratégie de l'ACDI qui porte sur les enfants et les jeunes, l'un des trois thèmes prioritaires de l'Agence.

« En mettant l'accent sur les enfants et les jeunes, notre gouvernement va aider les enfants qui vivent actuellement dans la pauvreté à devenir des adultes pleins de ressources, actifs et productifs, prêts à travailler pour se bâtir un meilleur avenir, a déclaré la ministre Oda.

20 Nov 2009 description

Toronto, Ontario - The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, today unveiled CIDA's Children and Youth Strategy, one of the Agency's three priority themes.

Minister Oda at SickKids Foundation in Toronto discussing CIDA's Children and Youth Strategy with a teacher and students from Joseph Brant Senior Public School.

16 Oct 2009 description

Winnipeg (Manitoba) - À l'occasion d'une visite à la Faculté des sciences agricoles et alimentaires de l'Université du Manitoba, l'honorable Beverley J.