June 26, 2023 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that she will be travelling to Brazil, visiting Brasilia from June 26 to 27 and São Paulo on June 28, 2023.
While in Brazil, Minister Joly will meet with Brazilian officials, including Minister of Foreign Affairs Mauro Vieira, to discuss ways that Canada and Brazil can deepen our engagement and collaborate on shared priorities, including democracy and human rights in the region, gender equality and Indigenous rights, climate action, and inclusive trade. They will also discuss Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine and its global consequences.
During her visit, the Minister will also have the opportunity to meet with local business leaders and civil society organizations, where she will affirm Canada’s leadership in addressing global and regional challenges and discuss Canada’s role in advancing media freedom and promoting democracy globally and regionally.