Foreign Affairs and International Development – February 7, 2013

In Committee from the House of Commons

Foreign Affairs and International Development – February 7, 2013

Foreign Affairs and International Development

Traoré Ami Diallo, Mali’s ambassador to Canada, and her French counterpart Philippe Zeller speak to MPs about the situation in Mali. Both ambassadors expressed their gratitude for Canada’s contribution to the French-led mission in the West African country. Canada is providing air transport for French troops and equipment, as well as humanitarian aid.

Kevin McCort from CARE Canada, Bart Witteveen and Elly Vandenberg with World Vision Canada, and Mark Fried from Oxfam Canada discuss their organizations’ role in Mali during the second hour of the meeting.