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10 Mar 2004 description

Ottawa - Aileen Carroll, Minister for International Cooperation, and Bill Graham, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada, through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), will increase its support to the Special Court for Sierra Leone, demonstrating Canada's commitment to helping consolidate peace in that country.

23 Jan 2004 description

Canada Fund for Africa Peace and Security Initiatives

28 Jul 2003 description

(2003- 85) News Release

Ottawa -- The Honourable Susan Whelan, Minister for International Cooperation, and the Honourable Bill Graham, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced today that Canada will contribute an additional $1.75 million in humanitarian assistance to Liberia and neighbouring countries, bringing the total Canadian contribution to the region since last year to over $8.4 million.

18 Jul 2003 description

Data Source: Food and Agriculture Organisation

30 Nov 2001 description

(2001-78) News Release

Ottawa - Maria Minna, Canada's Minister for International Cooperation, today announced that Lieutenant-General (Ret.) Roméo Dallaire, the Minister's Special Advisor on War-Affected Children, will undertake a mission to Sierra Leone to assess the living conditions of the country's children.

"Over the past decade, millions of children have been killed, disabled, orphaned, exploited or left homeless as a result of armed conflicts," Minister Minna said.

13 Sep 2000 description


(2000-56) News Release

Winnipeg - Maria Minna, Canada's Minister for International Cooperation and Carol Bellamy, Executive Director of UNICEF, today officially opened a three-day meeting of experts at the International Conference on War-Affected Children, being held in Winnipeg from September 10-17. The expert session is co-sponsored by the Government of Canada and UNICEF.

11 Jul 2000 description

Durban, South Africa - Canada's Minister for International Cooperation, Maria Minna, today announced a $530,000 contribution from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) to help children in Africa who have served as child soldiers or have been abducted and abused during conflicts. The Minister made the announcement during a visit to South Africa.

"Children are often the first victims in conflict situations," Minister Minna said.

07 Apr 2000 description

The Goal of the Fund is to contribute to the process to rid the world of the threat of anti-personnel landmines. CIDA's role within the Fund, is to lead in areas of victim assistance and rehabilitation (physical, psychological, social, economic), mine awareness education, mine clearance and in the planning of national programs for mine action.

22 Oct 1999 description

(99-53) News Release - October 22, 1999

Ottawa -- Canada's International Cooperation Minister, Maria Minna, today announced close to $500,000 in assistance to help war-affected children in Sierra Leone. Children will be given help reintegrating into their communities through a number of activities, including manufacturing physiotherapy aids such as wheelchairs and crutches that will be given to other victims of war.

28 Jul 1999 description

London, England -- Canada will provide humanitarian assistance to people who have been displaced as a result of the conflict in Sierra Leone, which has been on-going for eight years. The announcement was made today by David Pratt, Member of Parliament for Nepean-Carleton, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Marleau, Minister for International Cooperation and Minister responsible for La Francophonie, while in London for a meeting on Sierra Leone.

29 Apr 1999 description

(99-25)

Le 29 avril 1999 Ottawa -- Le Canada, par l'entremise de l'Agence canadienne de développement international (ACDI), viendra en aide aux victimes du conflit armé en SierraLeone, a annoncé aujourd'hui l'honorable Diane Marleau, ministre de la Coopération internationale et ministre responsable de la Francophonie.

« Des milliers de civils ont été déplacés suite au conflit armé qui sévit en Sierra Leone et bon nombre d'entre eux ont été victimes d'atrocités, a déclaré Mme Marleau.

29 Apr 1999 description

(99-25)

Ottawa, April 29, 1999 -- Canada, through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) will assist the victims of the armed conflict in Sierra Leone, today announced the Honourable Diane Marleau, Minister for International Cooperation and Minister responsible for La Francophonie.

"Thousands of civilians have been displaced by the armed conflict in Sierra Leone, and many have sufferred atrocities at the hands of the rebels," said Madame Marleau.