Minister Alexander to announce additional support for refugees

June 19, 2014The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration of Canada, Chris Alexander, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will announce the allocation of funding to protect the rights and well-being of refugees and other displaced persons worldwide

The announcement will be made as part of World Refugee Day, at an event organized by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, one of Canada’s longstanding partners, and by the Refugee Network of Ottawa.

Date: Friday, June 20, 2014

Time: 10:15 a.m.

Place: Ottawa City Hall, Jean Pigott Place
110 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, Ontario

Contacts:

Sandrine Perion
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of International Development and La Francophonie
819-953-9528
sandrine.perion@international.gc.ca

Media Relations Office

Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
343-203-7700
media@international.gc.ca 
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