Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

October 09, 2013 19:32 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Paradis to Make Announcement Regarding Ongoing Conflict in Syria

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 9, 2013) - The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie, will hold a media conference to discuss the situation in Syria and neighbouring countries and make an announcement regarding Canada's commitments.

Minister Paradis will make the announcement in Washington, D.C. while attending the 2013 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund.

Date: Thursday, October 10, 2013
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C.
501 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, D.C.

Please note: Camera equipment must enter C Street/Loading Dock entrance of the Embassy.

Contact Information

  • Margaux Stastny
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Minister of International Development
    819-953-6238
    margaux.stastny@international.gc.ca

    Media Relations Office
    Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD)
    613-995-1874
    media@international.gc.ca
    Follow us on Twitter: @DFATDCanada

    Pam Lambo
    Senior Public Relations Officer
    Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C.
    202-682-7713