Modification - Minister Cannon to Hold Media Teleconference on Canada’s Response to Crisis in Pakistan

Modification: Media availability (second event) cancelled

(No. A/131 - Modification - August 19, 2010) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will hold a media teleconference on Thursday, August 19, 2010, to discuss Canada’s response to the crisis in Pakistan. The Minister will hold the teleconference from New York City, where he is attending the UN General Assembly’s Special Session on Pakistan Floods.

Event: Media teleconference
Thursday, August 19, 2010
1 p.m. ET

Media representatives interested in participating in the teleconference should dial 1-877-413-4814 (Canada and the United States toll-free) or 613-960-7526 and enter the following conference code: 1202854.

Minister Cannon will also hold a media availability at 4:30 p.m. the same day at UN headquarters.

Event:  Media availability Cancelled
Date:  Thursday, August 19, 2010
Time:  4:30 p.m. ET
Location:  East Foyer, UN General Assembly, 3 United Nations Plaza, New York City, New York

Media not accredited to the UN can watch the proceedings of the Special Session online at United Nations Webcast.

For more information, please contact:

Safia Morsly-Fikai
Public Relations Officer
Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN

Melissa Lantsman
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada