|By Marketwire .||
|September 9, 2012 08:00 AM EDT||
OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO -- (Marketwire) -- 09/09/12 -- The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, will hold a media teleconference following his visit to a refugee camp and nutrition centre serving those people affected by the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa. The Minister will also provide an update on the Sahel Crisis Matching Fund (http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/acdi-cida/ACDI-CIDA.nsf/eng/CAR-86164239-SAQ). He will be accompanied by the heads of the following Canadian humanitarian organizations, who will also be available for comment:
-- Rosemary McCarney, Plan Canada -- Dave Toycen, World Vision Canada -- Jim Cornelius, Canadian Foodgrains Bank -- David Morley, UNICEF Canada DATE: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 TIME: 4 p.m. Call-in number: 613-960-7526 Call-in number (toll-free): 1-877-413-4814 Passcode: 4779023
Photographs are available for use by media on CIDA's web site (http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/acdi-cida/ACDI-CIDA.nsf/eng/CAR-72514253-P6U).