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Coronavirus - Liberia: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President of Liberia George Weah

The Prime Minister and the President discussed the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as national measures taken to protect the health and safety of citizens

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the President of Liberia, George Weah. The Prime Minister and the President discussed the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as national measures taken to protect the health and safety of citizens.   The Prime Minister and the President discussed the effects of COVID-19 on the continent, and the importance…

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Coronavirus - Africa: Joint Statement on the Role of a Sustainable Ocean Economy in a post-COVID-19 World

World leaders must value the ocean in recovery from the COVID-19 crisis

Today, the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy issued the following statement to mark World Oceans Day: “Today, we celebrate World Oceans Day under unprecedented circumstances, as the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated health and economic challenges. We, the members of the High Level Panel…

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Coronavirus - Namibia: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President of Namibia Dr. Hage G. Geingob

The two leaders discussed the latest developments in the COVID‑19 pandemic, as well as its health, social and economic impacts

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the President of Namibia, Dr. Hage G. Geingob. The two leaders discussed the latest developments in the COVID‑19 pandemic, as well as its health, social and economic impacts. They spoke about the situation in Canada and Namibia, and the importance of a coordinated…

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa

The Prime Minister congratulated President Ramaphosa on his recent electoral win and on becoming the next Chair of the African Union (AU)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met today with the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, on the margins of the G7 Summit in Biarritz, France. The leaders spoke of the significance of the 25th anniversary of South African democracy and Canadian support to end apartheid. The Prime Minister congratulated President Ramaphosa…

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with President Akufo-Addo of the Republic of Ghana

The two leaders looked forward to the High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development that Canada and Ghana will co-host later this year at the United Nations

On the occasion of Women Deliver 2019, Prime Minister Trudeau met with President Akufo-Addo of Ghana. The two leaders discussed their shared commitment to advancing gender equality, and the importance of investing in grassroots organizations. Recalling the event they co-chaired at the United Nations General Assembly last year, they discussed their collective…

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Governor General of Canada to visit Rwanda

At the invitation of the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, the Governor General will attend the ceremony for the 25th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will travel to Rwanda from April 4 to 9, 2019. At the invitation of the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, the Governor General will attend the ceremony for the 25th commemoration of…

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi of the Republic of Mozambique

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi of Mozambique to offer his condolences for the loss of life and destruction caused by tropical cyclone Idai. The two leaders discussed the urgent humanitarian situation and recovery efforts in Beira and the surrounding area. Prime Minister Trudeau reiterated Canadian support…

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President Uhuru Kenyatta of the Republic of Kenya

The Prime Minister and the President reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthening bilateral relations

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya and offered his condolences for the death of 32 Kenyans in the tragic crash of ET 302. President Kenyatta offered his condolences to the families and friends of the Canadian victims. Prime Minister Trudeau confirmed that Canada is…

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Governor General of Canada to visit Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Nigeria

The state visit is an opportunity for the Governor General to meet with national leaders, and deepen Canada’s relationships with these three countries

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will visit Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, and Nigeria, from October 23 to 30, 2018. The state visit is an opportunity for the Governor General to meet with national leaders, and deepen…

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Nelson Mandela International Day

Canada is deeply proud of its historical friendship with Nelson Mandela

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Nelson Mandela International Day: “Today, on Nelson Mandela International Day, we join people around the world to reflect on the life and legacy of the anti-apartheid revolutionary and former South African President. As we mark 100 years since Nelson…