Canadian Foreign Minister Stresses Value of Multilateralism, Outlines Trade Priorities

June 8, 2017

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland called for taking steps to support multilateralism and the rules-based international order during a speech in Ottawa, Canada, on 6 June, along with outlining her country's approach to certain foreign policy priorities such as trade, climate action, and women's rights. The speech overall touched on a series of issues, based around the current context of the changing international order, with the Canadian official referring in some instances to the political dynamic in the United States in recent months.

 

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Topics: WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO) GLOBAL ECONOMY

Agreements: NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (NAFTA)

Regions: CANADA

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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