Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Michaëlle Jean, Secretary General of the International Organisation of La Francophonie, in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

Antananarivo, Madagascar - November 27, 2016

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met today with the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Secretary General of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (IOF), during the XVI Summit of La Francophonie in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

The Prime Minister emphasized Canada’s support for the IOF’s policy mandate by supporting its actions to promote peace, democracy, respect for human rights and sound governance.

The Prime Minister and the Secretary General will continue to collaborate on issues of shared interest, such as further empowering women and girls, and the importance of youth.