International political figures meet in Montreal

International political figures meet in Montreal

Many progressive political figures gathered in Montreal on Saturday, alongside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, for the Global Action for Progress 2023 summit.

Among these personalities, we find the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mélanie Joly, and the Canadian Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland.

Among the international figures, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of Norway, Jonas Gahr Store, former Prime Minister of Finland, Sanna Marin, and former Prime Minister Tony Blair, were among others present. of Great Britain.

Many experts were also on the panel, including Eurasia Group Vice President Gerald Butts and Mark Carney, UN Special Envoy for Climate Finance.

In total, representatives from more than 15 countries met to discuss the progress made in the Quebec metropolis.

Several panels were organized, for example “Strengthening democracy in the era of impunity” or “Democracy in the digital age: what are the challenges for 2024?” “.

This day of conversation and debate is organized by Canada 2020 and the Center for American Progress Action Fund.

Adele Matthews

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