Canada in Action

Canada in Action

  • Canada supports women in parliaments in the Middle East and North Africa

    2016-05-04 - At the Women in Parliaments Global Summit in Amman, Jordan, Canada was proud to be represented by Parliamentary Secretary Pam Goldsmith-Jones and to stand with women from all over the world to celebrate...

  • Graffiti sets the backdrop for tomorrow’s Tunisia

    Graffiti sets the backdrop for tomorrow’s Tunisia

    2015-06-04 - Since the Arab Spring, street art in Tunisia has grown as a popular means for conveying messages throughout the country. In response to the March 2015 terrorist attacks in Tunis, the Embassy of Canada enlisted...

  • Empowering women and youth in Egypt

    Empowering women and youth in Egypt

    2015-05-13 - To date, with Canada’s support, the Decent Employment for Youth project has created more than 2,500 job opportunities for youth, women and other marginalized groups in its target regions.

  • Journalists for Human Rights Workshops

    Journalists for Human Rights Workshops

    2015-03-12 - As much as media is a reflection of society, society reflects its media. Encouraging effective reporting on human rights helps strengthen these values around the world by putting a premium on awareness and maintenance...

  • Nutrition and sanitation training in rural Afghanistan

    Nutrition and sanitation training in rural Afghanistan

    2015-03-09 - A lack of understanding of good health and hygiene practices leads to malnourishment, disease and death for many young children in communities without access to hospitals or clinics.