Introduced the Famine Relief Fund in response to the food crisis in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen. Our government has committed that every eligible donation made by individual Canadians to registered Canadian charities between March 17 and June 30, 0217, was matched by the Government of Canada, providing over $21.3 million in donations.
Investing $97 million in funding that promotes inclusive governance and human rights, human dignity and growth that works for all people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Empowering the estimated 225 million women and girls around the world who do not have reliable access to modern contraception; funding for women entrepreneurs in developing countries.
Outlined a new foreign policy for Canada, underscoring our commitment to progressive trade policies, gender equality, and fighting climate change.
Helping solve the Rohingya crisis by providing $25 million in humanitarian support and launching a matching fund.
Appointed the Hon. Bob Rae as Special Envoy to Myanmar to address the ongoing Rohingya crisis and provide advice to the Prime Minister on how Canada can best help those affected by the violence.
Supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a global set of development goals adopted by the United Nations.
Serving as a member on the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women for the first time since 2007.
Working to end AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria around the world by 2030 with a $804 million investment from our to the Global Fund that has raised over $12.9 billion in pledges.
Alleviating the suffering of people affected by the crisis in Syria, Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon with funding going to food, shelter, health care, water, sanitation, hygiene, and protection.
Working to end polio for good by 2020 with an additional $100 million in funding to the Global Polio Eradication Initiatives’ Endgame Strategic Plan.
Settled over 40,000 Syrian refugees who were fleeing war in Syria as of January 2017.
Welcomed about 800 survivors of Daesh, including vulnerable Yazidi women and children and their families, and have made a commitment to resettle another 400 survivors.
Providing protection from persecution to LGBTQ2 refugees with funding to the Rainbow Refugee Society.
There’s still more to do:
Bringing together world leaders, experts, and activists to advance gender equality at the 2019 Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver, BC.
Continuing to champion the values of inclusive and accountable governance, including promoting human rights, women’s empowerment, gender equality, peaceful pluralism, inclusion, and respect for diversity.
Providing assistance to countries that are vulnerable to the destabilizing effects of climate change, including through climate finance.
Working to help the United Nations respond more quickly to emerging and escalating conflicts and providing well-trained personnel to international initiatives.
Leading an international effort to improve and expand the training of military and civilian personnel deployed on peace operations, while insisting that any peacekeepers involved in misconduct be held accountable by their own country and the United Nations.