Francophonie Conference May 12

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Francophonie Conference May 12

The Minister of International Cooperation and Minister for La Francophonie and Official Languages Josée Verner chaired the Ministerial Conference of La Francophonie on conflict prevention and human security, which was held in St. Boniface, Manitoba, on May 13 and 14. This opening plenary session on May 12 included statements by Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay and the Secretary General of the International Organization of La Francaphonie, Abdou Diouf.