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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 90
Wednesday, December 13, 2023, 4:32 p.m. to 6:32 p.m.
Ali Ehsassi, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Allison Goody, Analyst
• Billy Joe Siekierski, Analyst
As an individual
• Louise Blais, Diplomat-in-Residence, Laval University
• Hon. Allan Rock, Former Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations
• Stéphane Roussel, Full Professor, École nationale d'administration publique
• Guy Saint-Jacques, Former Ambassador of Canada to the People's Republic of China
Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers
• Pamela Isfeld, President
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, the committee resumed its study of Canada's diplomatic capacity.

Allan Rock, Louise Blais, Stéphane Roussel, Guy Saint-Jacques and Pamela Isfeld made statements and answered questions.

At 6:02 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 6:07 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $ 25,000 for the Subcommittee on International Human Rights, for the study of international disability-inclusive education, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $ 24,750, for the study of Canada's diplomatic capacity, be adopted.

At 6:32 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Danielle Widmer
Clerk of the committee