Canadian International Development Agency - CIDA



Canadian International Development Agency - CIDA

January 30, 2013 06:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Minister Fantino Participates in International Discussions on Mali and Syria

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 30, 2013) - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, will attend an African Union meeting on Mali and the African-led International Support Mission in Mali (AFISMA) on January 29, 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Minister Fantino will also attend an International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria on January 30, 2013 in Kuwait City, Kuwait.

Minister Fantino will hold a conference call with Canadian media representatives on January 30 to discuss the outcomes of each conference. Please register with the CIDA media relations office. Only media who register will be advised of any time changes.

DATE: January 30, 2013

TIME: 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time)

LOCATION: Kuwait City, Kuwait

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