Government of Canada

Government of Canada

November 28, 2008 11:44 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Oda to Lead Canadian Delegation at the International Conference on Financing for Development

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 28, 2008) - The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, will lead the Canadian delegation at the International Conference on Financing for Development to Review the Implementation of the Monterrey Consensus from November 29th to December 2nd 2008, in Doha, Qatar.

Minister Oda will deliver the Canadian statement at the conference and reiterate Canada's commitment to make its international assistance more focused, more efficient and more accountable. At the conference, Heads of State and Government ministers will review progress on previous international commitments and make recommendations on the financial issues related international aid and development, such as trade, aid, investment, debt alleviation, national resource mobilization and effective international financial architecture.

Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of International Cooperation
    Michelle Coates
    Press Secretary
    819-953-6238
    or
    Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    Media Relations Office
    819-953-6534
    media@acdi-cida.gc.ca