CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

October 14, 2007 11:17 ET

Media Advisory/CIDA: Minister Oda to Announce Increased Support for Girls' Education in Afghanistan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 14, 2007) - On October 15, 2007, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, will make an announcement regarding Canadian support of girls' education in Afghanistan.

Minister Oda will be joined by Mr. Khalil Shariff, CEO of Aga Khan Foundation Canada, at a student forum being held at Ottawa's Joan of Arc Academy.



DATE: Monday, October 15, 2007

TIME: 1 p.m.

LOCATION: Joan of Arc Academy
2221 Elmira Drive, Ottawa
(Located just south of the Queensway, between
Woodroffe and Greenbank)

Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of International Cooperation
    Veronique Bruneau
    Press Secretary
    819-953-6238
    or
    Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    Media Relations Office
    819-953-6534
    info@acdi-cida.gc.ca
    http://www.cida.gc.ca (electronic version of document)