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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 12
Monday, March 28, 2022, 11:00 a.m. to 1:08 p.m.
Sven Spengemann, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Allison Goody, Analyst
• Brendan Naef, Analyst
• Colin Sawatzky, Analyst
• Billy Joe Siekierski, Analyst
Department of Employment and Social Development
• Rakesh Patry, Director General, International and Intergovernmental Labour Affairs
• Jodi Brown, Director, International and Intergovernmental Labour Affairs
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
• Alexandre Lévêque, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy
• Carolyn Knobel, Director General and Deputy Legal Advisor
• Catherine Godin, Director General, Human Rights, Freedoms and Inclusion
• David Hutchison, Acting Director General, Trade Portfolio Strategy and Coordination
• Jennie Chen, Executive Director, Greater China Political and Coordination
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, January 31, 2022, the committee proceeded to a briefing on the Current Situation in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Jennie Chen made a statement and, with Rakesh Patry, David Hutchison, Catherine Godin and Carolyn Knobel, answered questions.

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

It was agreed, — That the analysts update the witnesses in the workplan of the situation at the Russia-Ukraine border and the implications for peace and security for the meeting on Thursday, March 31; and that the Chair, Vice Chair and NDP Member approve this change on behalf of the Committee.

It was agreed, — That the analysts draft a press release for the study of the situation at the Russia-Ukraine border and the implications for peace and security.

At 1:08 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Erica Pereira
Clerk of the Committee