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Canada bolsters support and commitments to peacekeeping at 2023 United Nations Peacekeeping Ministerial

The Honourable Pam Damoff, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Consular Affairs), today concluded her participation in the 2023 United Nations Peacekeeping Ministerial (UNPKM) meeting hosted by Ghana. Read the full release: https://www.canada.ca/en/global-affairs/news/2023/12/canada-bolsters-support-and-commitments-to-peacekeeping-at-2023-united-nations-peacekeeping-ministerial.html ...

Statement by Members of the Elsie Initiative for Women in Peace Operations Contact Group on the margins of the 2023 UN Peacekeeping Ministerial

“UN peacekeeping continues to evolve, and with it, the need to employ a diverse set of skills and capabilities from both women and men only grows. In both private and public sectors, diverse and inclusive organizations enhance performance. Today, on the margins of the UN Peacekeeping Ministerial hosted by Ghana ...

Statement on Russia’s malicious cyber activity affecting the United Kingdom

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, today issued the following statement: Read the full release: https://www.canada.ca/en/global-affairs/news/2023/12/statement-on-russias-malicious-cyber-activity-affecting-the-united-kingdom.html ...

Canada announces sanctions in response to long-standing human rights violations

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada is imposing sanctions against seven individuals under the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Regulations for human rights violations. Read the full release: https://www.canada.ca/en/global-affairs/news/2023/12/canada-announces-sanctions-in-response-to-long-standing-human-rights-violations.html ...

Backgrounder: Sanctions in response to long-standing human rights violations in Russia, Iran and Myanmar

Effective immediately, Canada is imposing sanctions against seven individuals who are responsible for, or complicit in, various human rights violations in Russia, Iran and Myanmar. Read the full release: https://www.canada.ca/en/global-affairs/news/2023/12/backgrounder-sanctions-in-response-to-long-standing-human-rights-violations-in-russia-iran-and-myanmar.html ...

Canada welcomes the news of a joint statement by Armenia and Azerbaijan

“Canada welcomes the joint statement by Armenia and Azerbaijan reconfirming their intention to establish and deepen bilateral dialogue and announcing confidence building and goodwill measures offered by the two countries. Read the full release: https://www.canada.ca/en/global-affairs/news/2023/12/canada-welcomes-the-news-of-a-joint-statement-by-armenia-and-azerbaijan.html ...

Minister Joly hosts meeting in Ottawa with the Ministerial Committee of the Arab-Islamic Extraordinary Summit

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, hosted a meeting in Ottawa with a delegation of foreign ministers from Saudi Arabia, Türkiye, and the Palestinian Authority to discuss the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas and the path toward lasting peace in the region. Read the full release: https://www.canada.ca/en/global-affairs/news/2023/12/minister-joly-hosts-meeting-in-ottawa-with-the-ministerial-committee-of-the-arab-islamic-extraordinary-summit.html ...

Statement on Human Rights Day

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of International Development, and the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, today issued the following statement: Read the full release: https://www.canada.ca/en/global-affairs/news/2023/12/statement-on-human-rights-day.html ...