Minister Baird Meets with President of International Red Cross Committee
March 21, 2013 - Ottawa, Ontario - Foreign Affairs Minister Baird meets with International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) President Peter Maurer on Mr. Maurer’s first official visit to Canada, which coincides with the ICRC’s 150th anniversary. Mr. Maurer and Government of Canada officials have been discussing humanitarian issues of mutual concern, including Syria and Mali. Canada is a strong supporter of the ICRC’s work and remains one of its principal donors. Mr. Maurer is visiting Canada as a guest of the Government of Canada.
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