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Meeting No. 9
Thursday, October 27, 2011

The Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development met at 8:49 a.m. this day, in Room 306, La Promenade Building, the Chair, Dean Allison, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Dean Allison, Paulina Ayala, Lois Brown, Bob Dechert, Peter Goldring, Nina Grewal, Hélène Laverdière, Gary Ralph Schellenberger and Jinny Jogindera Sims.


Acting Members present: Hon. Mark Eyking for Hon. Dominic LeBlanc, Sadia Groguhé for Marc-André Morin and Kevin Sorenson for Dave Van Kesteren.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Allison Goody, Analyst; James Lee, Analyst.


Witnesses: Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Christoph Benn, Director, External Relations and Partnerships Cluster; Svend Robinson, Senior Advisor, Parliamentary Relations. Canadian International Development Agency: Paul Samson, Acting Vice-President, Multilateral Programs Branch; David Stevenson, Director General, Global Initiatives Directorate.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee proceeded to a briefing on the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Christoph Benn and Paul Samson made statements and, with Svend Robinson, answered questions.


At 10:11 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:19 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

At 10:48 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Miriam Burke
Clerk of the Committee

2011/10/28 2:32 p.m.