Baird Meets Civil Society on Human Rights in Vietnam
March 12, 2013 - Hanoi, Vietnam - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird meets civil society members in Hanoi, Vietnam.
The discussion on human rights included the role of the state in protecting its people, regardless of gender or sexual orientation.
Canada is also proud to support local civil society organizations that improve the people’s participation in public life.
The meeting is part of Baird’s three-day visit to Asia, which aims to strengthen bilateral relations, project Canadian values and diversify Canada’s trade relations in the Asia-Pacific region.
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