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Minister Paradis and Right To Play mark the first International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

April 3, 2014 - The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will mark the first International Day of Sport for Development and Peace along with Johann Olav Koss, President and Chief Executive Officer of Right To Play, Olympic gold medallist Rosie MacLennan, and Olympian Philippe Marquis.

Minister Paradis will also make an announcement regarding children and youth. The event will be followed by an official photo opportunity and media availability with the participants.

Date: Friday, April 4, 2014
Time: 2 p.m. ET
Location: École secondaire publique Louis-Riel, 1665 Bearbrook Road, Ottawa, Ontario

For more information, please contact:

Margaux Stastny
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie
819-953-6238
margaux.stastny@international.gc.ca

Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD)
613-995-1874
media@international.gc.ca
Follow us on Twitter: @DFATD_Dev

Kyla Pearson
Media and Communications Officer
Right To Play International
(416) 498-1922 ext. 240
kpearson@righttoplay.com