Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

November 15, 2013 19:49 ET

Media Advisory: Technical Briefing on Canada's Contribution to Humanitarian Efforts to the Philippines

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 15, 2013) - Media are invited to call-in to a technical briefing for an update on Canada's contribution to humanitarian efforts to the Philippines on Saturday, November 16.

Please note that this is a teleconference only.

Participant list (subject to change):

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

  • Neil Reeder, Ambassador Designate to the Republic of the Philippines
  • Tamara Guttman, Director General, Stabilization and Reconstruction Task Force Secretariat
  • Stephen Salewicz, Director, International Humanitarian Assistance Directorate
  • François Jubinville, Director, Policy and Governance, Security and Emergency Management Bureau

Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces

  • Colonel Stephen Kelsey, Canadian Joint Operations Command
  • LCol Walter Taylor, DART Commanding Officer and Commander Joint Task Force Philippines

When: November 16, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. (EST)

Notes to editor / news director:

Media representatives are asked to call 1-800-814-4859 for all calls from within North America, or 1-416-644-3414 for calls from outside North America.

Telephone lines will be active as of 9:45 a.m. (EST).

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