UN Ambassador Bob Rae on Humanitarian Response to COVID-19

In Committee from the House of Commons

UN Ambassador Bob Rae on Humanitarian Response to COVID-19

Foreign Affairs and International Development – November 19, 2020:

Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations Bob Rae discusses Canada’s global humanitarian response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ambassador Rae also responds to questions about a UN resolution on Israel-Palestine, assistance to refugees, and more.

Also participating in the committee’s study on the vulnerabilities created and exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic are the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs’ Mark Lowcock; World Food Programme’s David Beasley; CARE Canada’s Barbara Grantham and Maxime Michel; Doctors Without Borders’ Joe Belliveau and Jason Nickerson; as well as the Canadian Red Cross’s Conrad Sauvé and Kelsey Lemon.