Skip to main content Start of content

FAAE Committee Meeting

Notices of Meeting include information about the subject matter to be examined by the committee and date, time and place of the meeting, as well as a list of any witnesses scheduled to appear. The Evidence is the edited and revised transcript of what is said before a committee. The Minutes of Proceedings are the official record of the business conducted by the committee at a sitting.

For an advanced search, use Publication Search tool.

If you have any questions or comments regarding the accessibility of this publication, please contact us at accessible@parl.gc.ca.

Previous day publication Next day publication
MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 29
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
 

The Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development met at 3:33 p.m. this day, in Room 306 La Promenade Building, the Chair, Dean Allison, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Dean Allison, Lois Brown, Bob Dechert, Nina Grewal, Sadia Groguhé, Jean-François Larose, Hélène Laverdière, Gary Ralph Schellenberger, Jinny Jogindera Sims, Dave Van Kesteren and John Williamson.

 

Acting Members present: Hon. Mark Eyking for Hon. Dominic LeBlanc and Alexandrine Latendresse for Hélène Laverdière.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: James Lee, Analyst; Charlotte Landry, Research Assistant.

 

Witnesses: As an individual: Sabine Luning, Professor, Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden University, Netherlands.

 
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, the Committee resumed its study on the role of the private sector in achieving Canada's international development interests.
 

The witness, by teleconference from Leiden, Netherlands, made a statement and answered questions.

 

At 4:34 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:35 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

 
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.
 

It was agreed, — That the Committee invite Officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and the Canadian International Development Agency to appear in order to provide a briefing on the situation in Mali.

 

It was agreed, — That the Committee invite Asha Elkarib, Executive Director of the Sudanese Organization for Research and Training, to appear in order to brief the Committee on the situation in Sudan in terms of democracy and women's rights on Wednesday, April 25, 2012.

 

At 5:17 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Miriam Burke
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
2012/12/12 12:02 p.m.