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10 Jun 2018 description

La Malbaie (Québec) - 9 juin 2018

L’égalité des sexes est un droit de la personne fondamental et une priorité de premier plan pour le Canada et sa présidence du G7. Si nous voulons faire de l’égalité des sexes une réalité, les femmes et les filles à travers le monde doivent avoir un accès égal à une éducation et à des opportunités d’apprentissage de qualité. Lorsque les femmes et les filles ont une chance égale d’apprendre, de s’épanouir et de réussir, elles aident à bâtir une économie qui profite au plus grand nombre.

10 Jun 2018 description

La Malbaie, Quebec - June 9, 2018

Gender equality is a fundamental human right and a top priority for Canada and its G7 Presidency. To make gender equality a reality, all women and girls around the world must have equal access to quality education and learning opportunities. When women and girls have an equal chance to learn, grow, and succeed, they help build an economy that works for everyone.

02 Nov 2017 description

Les femmes et les filles sont disproportionnellement touchées par les conflits violents.

10 Sep 2017 description

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Matt DeCourcey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced $2.6 million in funding to support the Pacific Islands region.

Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative
Funding announcement: $1.5 million
Timeframe: 20172021
Partner: World Bank

04 Jul 2017 description

We, the Interior Ministers, Immigration Ministers, and Attorneys General of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States met in Ottawa on June 26, 2017, to discuss both national security challenges facing our nations and proactive areas for collaboration.

24 Feb 2017 description

The “Pacific Islands Meteorological Services in Action” Compendium which was compiled by SPREP-FINPAC Project in partnership with World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Climate and Oceans Support Programme for the Pacific (COSPPac) and Environment and Climate Change Canada is a result of a first “writeshop” for climate services in the Pacific.

08 Nov 2016 description

November 7, 2016 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - Global Affairs Canada

On behalf of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, the Honourable James Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, today announced renewed funding to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB), to help provide food to people affected by humanitarian crises.

22 Sep 2016 description

September 21, 2016 - New York City, New York - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that the Government of Canada is taking concrete action to prevent and respond to conflicts abroad and to support UN peace operations in building a more peaceful and prosperous world.

20 Sep 2016 description

The co-hosts of the Leader’s Summit on Refugees, the governments of Canada, Ethiopia, Germany, Jordan, Mexico, Sweden, and the United States, jointly declare their support for the following:

20 Sep 2016 description

UNITED NATIONS/NEW YORK CITY, September 19, 2016 – The Government of Canada, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and the Open Society Foundations have agreed to launch a joint initiative aimed at increasing private sponsorship of refugees around the world. Research demonstrates that privately sponsored refugees tend to have relatively early, positive integration and settlement outcomes, thanks in part to the social support provided by sponsors.

26 Aug 2016 description

Canada announces comprehensive, coordinated approach to support Canadian interests and UN peace efforts

August 26, 2016 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Government of Canada is taking concrete actions to prevent and respond to conflicts abroad and to support UN peace operations in building a more peaceful and prosperous world.

26 Aug 2016 description

Le Canada annonce une approche globale et coordonnée pour soutenir les intérêts canadiens et les efforts de paix des Nations Unies

Le 26 août 2016 - Ottawa, Ontario - Affaires mondiales Canada

Le gouvernement du Canada prend des mesures concrètes pour prévenir les conflits à l’étranger et réagir à ceux-ci, ainsi que pour soutenir les opérations de paix des Nations Unies (ONU) afin de bâtir un monde plus paisible et plus prospère.

01 Jun 2016 description

We live in a world where conflicts, natural disasters and disease are driving ever greater numbers of people to seek desperate remedies for their hunger, safety and survival. The world has never been so wealthy and yet on the frontline of humanitarian action, where courageous work is taking place daily, the lack of available resources to save lives is a constantly growing risk. This massive, deepening deficit requires an ambitious, global and collective response.

31 May 2016 description

May 2016

Canada participated in the Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting and the 69th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva last week. The meetings focused on taking action on a number of global health priorities to help achieve positive health results here and abroad.

At the Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting, Ministers committed to a number of actions focussed on strengthening health systems and improving countries' capacities to prevent, detect and respond to public health threats.

30 May 2016 description

Kinshasa, le 30 mai 2016- La ministre du Développement international et de la Francophonie, l’honorable Marie-Claude Bibeau, a annoncé le 24 mai 2016, dans le cadre du Sommet mondial sur l’action humanitaire à Istanbul, en Turquie, la contribution d’une somme supplémentaire de 331,5 millions de dollars destinée à financer l’aide humanitaire. Cette somme servira à répondre à des besoins vitaux immédiats et à des défis humanitaires sans précédent.

24 May 2016 description

May 24, 2016 - Istanbul, Turkey - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, an additional $331.5 million in humanitarian assistance funding that will help meet immediate life-saving needs and address unprecedented humanitarian challenges.

24 May 2016 description

A decade ago, 32 million people were in need of urgent humanitarian assistance - today that number is over 125 million. Prolonged conflicts have displaced millions and more intense natural disasters are having a greater impact on people’s livelihoods. Climate change, extreme poverty, water scarcity, food shortages, migration and epidemics require humanitarian organizations to help more people in more places. Last year, the humanitarian sector saw its largest ever funding gap of US$15 billion according to the High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing.

03 May 2016 description

May 2, 2016 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following statement on the protection of medical missions in situations of armed conflict:

15 Apr 2016 description

April 15, 2016 - Washington, D.C. - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced $75.4 million in support of projects in health, education and nutrition, as well to a financing mechanism that can assist countries hosting large numbers of Syrian refugees.

16 Mar 2016 description

Minister announces over $76 million for reproductive health initiatives and renewed support of $5 million for contraceptive supplies initiative

March 7, 2016 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, Marie-Claude Bibeau, today announced new funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to increase access to maternal, newborn and reproductive health services in developing countries.