CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

March 06, 2008 09:00 ET

REMINDER: Minister Oda to Make an Announcement in Support of Afghan Women and Girls

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 6, 2008) - On March 6, 2008, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, will make an announcement regarding Afghan women and girls. Remarks from Afghanistan's Minister for Women's Affairs, Hussn Banu Ghazanfar, will also be broadcast.

This announcement comes during International Women's Week, which concludes with International Women's Day on March 8, 2008.



DATE: Thursday, March 6, 2008

TIME: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Chateau Laurier Hotel, Drawing Room
1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of International Cooperation
    Joanna Bailey
    Press Secretary
    819-953-6238
    or
    Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    Media Relations Office
    819-953-6534
    info@acdi-cida.gc.ca
    www.cida.gc.ca (electronic version of document)