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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 7
Thursday, December 10, 2020, 6:39 p.m. to 8:40 p.m.
Peter Fonseca, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Lara Coleman, Analyst
• Jean-Philippe Duguay, Analyst
• Graeme McConnell, Analyst
• Brendan Naef, Analyst
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
• Hon. Bob Rae, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations (UN) in New York
Human Rights Watch
• Farida Deif, Canada Director
• Manny Maung, Myanmar Researcher
Lutheran World Federation
• David H. Mueller, Country Representative, Myanmar and Laos
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the subcommittee on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, the subcommittee resumed its study of the impact of COVID-19 on displaced persons, with a focus on displaced persons from Venezuela and Myanmar.

Bob Rae, David H. Mueller and Manny Maung made statements and answered questions.

At 7:54 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 8:01 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

The subcommittee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That the statements on the current situations in Zimbabwe and Nigeria be approved and published.

It was agreed, — That the nominations for the study of Women Human Rights Defenders received from Just Peace Advocates and Nithya Nagarajan be accepted for consideration by the subcommittee.

At 8:40 p.m., the subcommittee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Erica Pereira
Clerk of the Subcommittee