Canadian International Development Agency - CIDA

Canadian International Development Agency - CIDA

July 07, 2012 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Alexander to Make Important Announcement on Canada's Development Commitments in Afghanistan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 7, 2012) - Chris Alexander, Parliamentary Secretary for National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, is attending the Tokyo Conference on Afghanistan, to discuss international development efforts in Afghanistan for the next decade.

As part of his trip, Mr. Alexander will make an important announcement about Canada's post-2014 development commitments to the people of Afghanistan, with a focus on the advancement of the rights of women and girls in Afghanistan.

Mr. Alexander will hold a media teleconference on Sunday, July 8th at 9:30 a.m. ET.

Event: Media teleconference

Date: Sunday, July 8, 2012

Time: 9:30 a.m. ET

Media representatives wishing to participate in the teleconference should use the following details to call into the teleconference:

Dial-in number(s): 613-960-7526 or 877-413-4814

Pass code: 3011763

Contact Information

  • Justin Broekema
    Press Secretary to the Minister of International Cooperation
    Telephone: 819-953-6238
    Email: justin.broekema@acdi-cida.gc.ca

    Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    Media Relations Office
    819-953-6534
    media@acdi-cida.gc.ca
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