Minister of State Valcourt Takes Part in Two Important La Francophonie Meetings in City of Québec

July 2, 2012 - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) (La Francophonie), will participate in the first French Language World Forum, being held in the city of Québec from July 2 to 6, 2012.

The Minister of State will also deliver a speech at the closing of the second Rencontre internationale de la Francophonie économique [international meeting of La Francophonie on the economy], the forum’s economic component, which will take place from July 2 to 4. This conference will examine the economic issues facing French-speaking communities in the world.

Event: Speech and photo opportunity
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
5:00 p.m. ET
Quebec City Convention Centre, 900 René-Lévesque East, City of Québec, Quebec

For further information, media representatives may contact:

Andréa Richer
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) (La Francophonie)

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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