Minister Paradis travels to South Africa

Christian Paradis, Dr. Bern Klein, and Dr. Wilfred Lombe

In South Africa, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie, looks on as Dr. Bern Klein, Acting Executive Director of the Canadian International Institute for Extractive Industries and Development and Dr. Wilfred Lombe, Interim Coordinator of the African Minerals Development Centre, sign a letter of intent for joint Canadian - African collaboration.

Christian Paradis with Benoit La Salle

In South Africa, Minister Paradis meets with extractive industries representatives. He is shown here with Benoît La Salle, President and Chief Executive Officer of Windiga Energy.

In South Africa, Minister Paradis meets with extractive industries representatives: Paul Conibear, CEO of Lundin Mining; Pierre Boivin, Partner of McCarthy Tetrault; Benoît La Salle, President and CEO of Windiga Energy; Robert Schafer, Vice-President of Business Development of Hunter Dickinson Inc.; and Alexandre Lévêque, High Commissioner of Canada to Tanzania.

Christian Paradis, James Mwangi, Michael Lalor, Brian Brink, Tamera Campbell, Devang Vussonji, and Fortune Mojapelo

In South Africa, Minister Paradis participates in a discussion on the extractive sector with young African entrepreneurs and leaders. He is shown here with Mr. James Mwangi, Global Managing Partner at Dalberg Global Development Advisors; Mr. Michael Lalor, Lead Partner at Ernst & Young Africa Business Centre; Dr. Brian Brink, Chief Medical Officer at Anglo American PLC; Ms. Tamera Campbell, Executive Director at Harambee; Mr. Devang Vussonji, Associate Partner at Dalberg Global Development Advisors; and Mr. Fortune Mojapelo, Chief Executive Officer at Bushveld Minerals.

Christian Paradis

On February 3, 2014, Minister Paradis delivers opening remarks at a breakfast discussion forum in CapeTown, South Africa: “Investing in Mining in Africa – Transformation, Challenges and Opportunities”.

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