Since the beginning of the conflict in Syria, Canada has contributed almost $1 billion in assistance for the region.
Canada’s response to Middle East crises and violent extremism underscores our commitment to the needs of conflict-affected people and to the fight against ISIL/Daesh.
Canada has been a consistently strong voice for the protection of human rights and the advancement of democratic values.
Canada imposes economic sanctions against foreign states and non-state actors as part of its contribution to the international effort to enhance peace and security and enforce international norms and laws.
Access key information on current conflicts and international crises, including travel warnings, information for Canadians in the regions affected, and Canada's responses.
Canadians expect their government to be a leader in the human rights field by reflecting and promoting Canadian values on the international stage. The promotion and protection of human rights is an integral part of Canadian foreign policy.
Canada promotes commonly shared values such as equality and democracy through its participation in many international organizations.
Canada advances international security by addressing the challenges of terrorism, transnational crime, and weapons proliferation, and by supporting related research.
The Government of Canada acts quickly and appropriately when it receives requests for assistance from countries facing disasters, conflicts, or acute food insecurity.
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