Minister Paradis speaks to Canada's commitment to humanitarian aid in a rapidly changing environment

October 29, 2013

OTTAWA — The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will speak at the first annual Canadian Humanitarian Conference, co-hosted by the Humanitarian Coalition and the International Development Research Centre. Minister Paradis will highlight Canada's commitment to work with partners on effective humanitarian assistance.

A media availability will take place following the Minister's remarks.

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: International Development Research Centre headquarters
150 Kent Street, 8th floor
Ottawa, Ontario

For more information, media should contact:

Margaux Stastny, Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of International Development and La Francophonie
Telephone: 819-953-6238

Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD)
Telephone: 819-995-1874
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