CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

May 14, 2009 06:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER-CIDA: Minister Oda to Launch a New Fund-Matching Campaign for Afghanistan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 14, 2009) - On May 14, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation and co-chair of the Cabinet Committee on Afghanistan, will launch a campaign to match funds donated by Canadians for development projects in Afghanistan.

Minister Oda will be joined for the campaign launch by representatives from partner organizations CARE Canada, World University Service of Canada, Rotary, and the Mennonite Economic Development Associates.



DATE: Thursday, May 14, 2009

TIME: 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

LOCATION: TELUS Building, main lobby
215 Slater Street, Ottawa

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