Minister of State Kent to Give Speech on Haiti

(No. A/88 – May 17, 2010) The Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas), will address the Council of the Americas in a speech entitled “Haiti: A Hemispheric Partnership” on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, in New York City.

This event will be co-hosted by Daniel Sullivan, Consul General of Canada in New York, and Eric Farnsworth, Vice-President of the Council of the Americas.

Following his speech, Minister of State Kent will be available to take questions from the audience.

Event: Speech
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
6 p.m. ET
Americas Society/Council of the Americas, 680 Park Avenue, New York City, New York

Media representatives wishing to participate are requested to RSVP by calling Alex Andrews at the Council of the Americas at 212-277-8384 or emailing

For more information, please contact:

Meredith McDonald
Senior Communications Adviser
Office of the Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas)

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada