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Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today underlined how workers and businesses in key economic sectors throughout Ontario will greatly benefit from the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.
John Baird, Ottawa Citizen The simple principle that a woman should be able to choose whom and when to marry is an absolute given in this country. But the sad reality around the world is that millions of girls as young as eight or nine years of age are forced into marriage every year. Some […]
John Baird, Ottawa Citizen China is witnessing the migration of hundreds of millions of its citizens from the countryside to rapidly rising cities. As its population becomes overwhelmingly urban-dwelling and middle-class, major new economic opportunities are being created. The trend is also driving social change within China and accelerating China’s interconnectivity to the world. Canadians […]
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today announced additional Canadian support to contribute to promoting greater regional stability and sustainable peace and security in Somalia.
Baird made the announcement following a bilateral meeting with Fawzia Yusuf H. Adam, Somalia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
As Cicero observed, “We were born to unite with our fellow men, and to join in community with the human race.”
Animated by the same spirit of community, the Charter of the United Nations declares that our goals include “to live together,” to be “neighbours,” and “to unite.”
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today announced, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development, Canada’s new contribution to advance sustainable economic growth through job creation in the West Bank and Gaza. The announcement was made during the visit to Canada of Riad Malki, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Palestinian Authority.
“My thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the victims, and those injured in this terrible tragedy.”
Address by Minister Baird on Child, Early and Forced Marriage September 25, 2013 – New York City, New York Check Against Delivery Why is the Issue of Child Marriage an Important Foreign Policy Concern? Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, mesdames et messieurs, I would like to begin by thanking Dr. Gayle for moderating the panel today, […]
September 14, 2013 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today wrapped up a successful visit to Istanbul, where discussions centred on bilateral relations, addressing the humanitarian crisis in Syria, strengthening economic ties and improving market access.