July 4, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced today that she will attend the Opportunity Ukraine conference in London, United Kingdom, on July 6, followed by the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7 and 8.
Hosted by the governments of Ukraine and the United Kingdom, the Opportunity Ukraine conference will bring together foreign ministers from G7, EU and NATO countries, as well as representatives of international financial institutions and civil society. Conference participants will examine progress made in Ukraine’s reform efforts over the past three years and set out priorities for further advancing these reforms.
Following the conference, the Minister will accompany Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Hamburg on July 7 and 8. At the G20 Summit, Canada will promote inclusive economic growth, progressive international trade, gender equality, and action on climate change.