The Honourable Mélanie Joly will serve as head of the Canadian Trade delegation at the International Women's Forum for the Economy and Society and will use the opportunity to strengthen bilateral relationships, highlight women's leadership and promote Canadian creators and culture.
OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will travel to Mexico City from November 7 to 10 to highlight women's leadership and promote Canadian culture on the international stage.
Building on the success of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit to the country in October, Minister Joly will serve as head of the Canadian trade delegation at the International Women's Forum for the Economy and Society. She will use the opportunity to strengthen bilateral relationships, promote and advance Canadian creative exports and trade, and highlight women's leadership at home and abroad.
Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.
The details are as follows:
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
19:45 – Women Entrepreneurs reception
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
7:30: Women's Forum – CEO Champions Breakfast
9:15: Women's Forum – Fireside Chat and Official Opening
13:30: Lunch with Canadian creative industries contacts in Mexico and friends of Canada, hosted by Canada's Ambassador to the United Mexican States Pierre Alarie.
16:30: Meeting with ProMéxico
Thursday, November 9, 2017
10:00: Visit to National Museum of Anthropology
12:00: Meeting with Secretary of Culture, María Cristina García Cepeda
16:30: Meeting with Mexico City Secretary of Culture Eduardo Vázquez Martín and Chief Creative Officer Gabriella Gomez-Mont
Friday, November 10, 2017
9:00: Panel Discussion: Promotion of Women in Leadership Roles
11:30: Visit to Museo de Memoria y Tolerancia
SOURCE Canadian Heritage
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