/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - The world food crisis: what is the role of NGOs?/

    MONTREAL, June 9 /CNW Telbec/ -

    In consideration of the G8 Leaders summit that will take place in Toyako,
                             Japan July 7-9, 2008

               Mr. Emmanuel Isch, Vice President International
                 and Canadian Programs, World Vision Canada

             invites the media to an event that will take place

                    Tuesday June 17, 11:00 am in Montreal

                    at Room 300, 3575 Saint-Laurent Blvd.

                       where he will be speaking about:

                             World food crisis:
             What is the role of humanitarian aid in this crisis?

    Mr. Isch will also be speaking about other prevalent international
humanitarian crises, including cyclone Nargis in Myanmar, the China
earthquake, and how emergency humanitarian aid is organized in natural
    Emmanuel Isch will be available to respond to questions about World
Vision's development and advocacy in the 97 countries that the organization
works throughout Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle


    WHEN :   Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at 11:00 am

    WHERE :  Porter Novelli
             Montreal Conference Room
             3575 St-Laurent Blvd., Montréal
             Please note there is pay parking available on the side of
             the building

    WHAT :   Media briefing on the world food crisis

    WHO :    Emmanuel Isch, Vice President International and Canadian
             Programs, World Vision Canada.

    Snacks and refreshments will be served

For further information:

For further information: Brigitte Filiatrault, Porter Novelli Montréal,
(514) 846-5605, cell.: (514) 702-2744, Brigitte.Filiatrault@porternovelli.com;
Sylvie Piché, Porter Novelli Montréal, (514) 846-5608, cell.: (514) 232-5519,

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