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International Education Policy

The Division works to enhance and promote the internationalization of higher education in Canada. It coordinates international Canadian activities relating to higher education in cooperation with the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), other federal departments and non-governmental organizations. It coordinates and conducts studies and analyses of issues connected to international cooperation in higher education, relating them to the department’s priorities. Lastly, it coordinates the process leading to the signing and ratification of agreements and international conventions on education-related issues and ensures that Canada complies with the obligations it has assumed through such agreements.


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