Canadian International Council

Canadian International Council

November 02, 2009 10:24 ET

WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy to Hold Media Briefing on November 3rd

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 2, 2009) - Pascal Lamy, director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), will hold a media briefing prior to being honoured with the Globalist of the Year Award at the Canadian International Council's (CIC) annual Gala Dinner on November 3.

The media briefing will take place at 5:30 pm in Truffles, Four Seasons Hotel, 21 Avenue Road, Toronto.

Mr. Lamy has been director-general of the World Trade Organization since September 2005. He was elected for the post by the members of the WTO in 2005 for a four-year mandate and was re-elected in 2009 for a second mandate that runs until 2013.

The Globalist of the Year Award is presented annually to an individual whose work and personal initiatives contribute to better international relations and cooperation, while enhancing the quality and tenor of international understanding.

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Media briefing with Pascal Lamy, director-general of the World Trade Organization

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

5:30 – 6:30 pm

Four Seasons Hotel
21 Avenue Road
Toronto, Ontario

The Canadian International Council (CIC) is a non-partisan, nationwide council established to strengthen Canada's role in international affairs. With 13 branches nationwide, CIC advances research, discussion and debate on international issues by supporting a Canadian foreign policy network that crosses academic disciplines, policy areas, and economic sectors. The CIC features a privately funded fellowship program, supported by a network of issue-specific working groups. Carefully selected CIC fellows focus on important foreign policy issues, working out of universities and research institutions across the country. The CIC was founded in 2007 by Jim Balsillie, co-CEO of RIM (Research In Motion).

Contact Information

    Canadian International Council (CIC)
    Neve Peric
    Director of Media Relations and Public Affairs
    (519) 885-2444, ext. 390 or Mobile: (519) 590-2626