CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

November 14, 2006 16:54 ET

Media Advisory/CIDA: Minister Verner Participates in NATO Parliamentary Assembly

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 14, 2006) - The Honourable Josee Verner, Minister of International Cooperation and Minister for La Francophonie and Official Languages, will attend the 52nd Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly which is taking place this week in Quebec City. Minister Verner will make an announcement concerning initiatives undertaken by Canada's new government to improve the health of the people of Afghanistan, especially children and women.

All media representatives who wish to cover Minister Verner's address to the Assembly's Committee on the Civil Dimension of Security, must be accredited in accordance with normal procedures and must obtain an identification pass.



TIME: 9:00 a.m.

DATE: Wednesday, November 15, 2006

LOCATION: Quebec City Convention Centre
1000 Rene-Levesque Boulevard East
Salle 200B
Quebec City, QC


For complete information on the 52nd Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, please visit: http://www.natopa-apotan.ca

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