Minister of State Kent to Give Closing Remarks at Canada-Brazil Policy Conference

(No. A/81 - May 10, 2010) The Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas), will give the closing remarks at the Canada and Brazil in the 21st Century policy conference on Monday, May 10, 2010.

Brazil’s Secretary General of External Relations Antonio de Aguiar Patriota will give the keynote address.

The one-day policy conference brings together prominent experts and distinguished guests from academia, civil society, business and government to examine the roles of Canada and Brazil in the world and foster a high-level exchange of ideas on how to realize the full potential of the Canada-Brazil relationship.

Event: Closing remarks
Monday, May 10, 2010
4:30 p.m. ET
Victoria Hall, Bytown Pavilion, Level 1, 111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Media representatives wishing to participate are requested to RSVP by calling the Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office at 613-995-1874 before 1 p.m. on Monday, May 10. Live camera coverage cannot be accommodated.

Media must register at the reception desk on arrival. Photo identification will be required.

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