From April 16 to 17 2015, CAPPD members Isabell Morin (MP – Notre-Dame-de-Grâce-Lachine) and Alexandrine Latendresse (MP – Louis-Saint-Laurent) attended the annual G7/G20 parliamentarians conference which took place in Berlin, Germany. The conference concluded with the adoption of the Parliamentarians’ Appeal to G7 Heads of State.
The following letter was [...]
Syrian women and girls register with the United Nations refugee agency upon arrival at Arsal in Lebanon. More women than before are fleeing conflict, persecution and poverty. In today’s crises, it is women and girls who are paying [...]
On March 31st 2015, the Chair of the Canadian Association of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (CAPPD) MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan submitted a question to the Order Paper. The question (in full below) requested an update on spending within the context of the Muskoka Initiative on maternal, new born and child [...]
June 8, 2015
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. Minister of Foreign Affairs House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2
Dear Hon. Mr. Nicholson, I write to you on behalf of the Canadian Association of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (CAPPD), an all-party parliamentary association that works to [...]
The Canadian Association of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (CAPPD) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM was well attended by CAPPD members representing all major federal political parties and both the House of Commons and the Senate and included discussion of amendments to CAPPD’s constitution, elections to the [...]