Bonjour! Each year, on March 20, Francophones and Francophiles around the world celebrate the International Day of La Francophonie. The event helps us to remember the important role played by La Francophonie in the promotion of peace, democracy, respect for human rights and sustainable development, and the central place it gives to women, youth and the vulnerable in its work. Given its proud...
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Canada's trade volume with Myanmar has more than doubled in 2016 compared to 2015. To sustain the momentum, we met with U Aung Naing Oo, Director General of the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) to discuss ways to increase Canadian commercial engagement in the country. #CanadaMyanmar.
A warm welcome to Canada’s Ambassador to ASEAN (Mission of Canada to ASEAN), H.E. Marie-Louise Hannan (@hannan_ml), who is in Myanmar for the first time for a series of meetings, including with Myanmar’s ASEAN Senior Official (SOM) Leader, U Myint Thu. #CanadaASEAN. #CanadaASEAN40.
To mark International Women’s Day, Canada announced an investment of $650 million over three years in funding for sexual and reproductive health and rights to promote gender equality and empower women and girls around the world. #IWD2017 @CanadaDev
“Today’s announcement demonstrates Canada’s leadership in empowering women and girls and promoting gender equality around the world. This...
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Wishing everyone A “Happy International Women Day”! Our Head of Development Cooperation joined the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in Nay Pyi Taw at the “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030” event, to mark the occasion.

Women’s economic empowerment is necessary for effective poverty reduction and economic growth.

#IWD2017 #SDG5 #Agenda2030...
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Wishing everyone A “Happy International Women Day”! Our Head of Development Cooperation joined the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in Nay Pyi Taw at the “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030” event, to mark the occasion.

Women’s economic empowerment is necessary for effective poverty reduction and economic growth.

#IWD2017 #SDG5 #Agenda2030...
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In honour of International Women's Day, Canada's Ambassador to Myanmar speaks at the 'Women and Girls First' celebration ‎organized by Ministry of Social Welfare and UNFPA. Gender equality is a priority for Canada at home and abroad. In Myanmar, Canada is supporting women-led rural businesses and a strengthened role for women in peace-building. Working together - women, girls, men and boys -...
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In honour of International Women's Day, the Canadian Embassy joins the 'Women and Girls First' celebration ‎organized by Ministry of Social Welfare and UNFPA. Gender equality is a priority for Canada at home and abroad. In Myanmar, Canada is supporting women-led rural businesses and a strengthened role for women in peace-building. Working together - women, girls, men and boys - we can achieve...
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Ambassador MacArthur traveled to Sittwe, Rakhine State where she visited communities displaced by inter-communal violence, and met with the Chief Minister and his cabinet. The visit ended with a lively discussion of Canada’s experience of federalism and reconciliation with a group of 30 young people at a training workshop on local governance provided by the Open Myanmar Initiative with...
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Canada now joins 57 other countries that have endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration, which expresses the international community's support for the protection of students, teachers and their schools during armed conflict. The declaration will inform the planning and conduct of the Canadian Armed Forces during armed conflict.

“Canada strongly condemns attacks on schools and educational...
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Ambassador MacArthur visits southern Shan State with UNODC and meets with enterprising farmers who have taken on the challenge of replacing opium crops with coffee and also other plants such as avocados and turmeric. Let's support these farmers when their coffee is ready to hit the market in Myanmar and beyond!
Today the Government of Canada and the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Development Cooperation. This agreement will be a powerful tool to further strengthen friendly relations between Canada and Myanmar through effective development assistance. We look forward to closer coordination and cooperation to support poor and vulnerable...
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It’s International Development Week and the Canadian Embassy would like to recognize development workers and volunteers who are dedicated to improving the lives of millions of people around the world, including the poorest and most vulnerable. Thank you for helping to build a better world! In Myanmar, Canada is proud to support development projects on federalism, democratic governance and...
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Not sure of what to do this weekend? How about heading out to the Pun Hlaing Golf Club to watch professionals from the Asian Tour and Japan Golf Tour compete at the Myanmar Open? Canadians Richard Lee and Brian Jung are competing! Admission is free.
We couldn’t agree more! Come and see us during #Canada150 celebrations this year!

52 Places to Go in 2017: #1: Canada

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Congratulations to all our followers in the Union of the Republic of Myanmar on the 69th anniversary of Independence!
Warm wishes and Happy New Year to all our followers! The Embassy of Canada will be closed on Monday, January 2nd.