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List of Spokespersons

Foreign Affairs | Trade | Development

Spokespersons - Foreign Affairs

Marie-Christine Lilkoff - Deputy Director

Ian Trites

  • Asia and Oceania
  • Latin America and Caribbean
  • Maghreb
  • Corporate
  • Circumpolar Affairs
  • APEC
  • Climate Change and Energy

Jean-Bruno Villeneuve 

  • Middle East
  • Afghanistan
  • International Security, Crime and Terrorism
  • Global Partnership Program
  • START
  • Human Rights and Democracy
  • Development Policy and Institutions

John Babcock

  • North America
  • Office of Religious Freedom

Béatrice Fénelon

  • Europe, Eusasia and European Union
  • Africa
  • North Americas
  • United Nations
  • Multilateral, Francophonie, and Commonwealth
  • OECD
  • International Youth Programs and youth Mobility

Spokespersons - Trade

A/Manager Caitlin Workman
Claude Rochon

  • Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
  • Emerging markets (China, India, Brazil)
  • Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements (FIPA)
  • Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and negotiations
  • Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA)
  • General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)
  • International investment
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • Softwood lumber
  • Trade and Investment Enhancement Agreements (TIEA)
  • Trade Commissioner Service
  • World Trade Organization (WTO)

Spokespersons - Development

Alexandre Asselin - A/Manager

  • Operations

Nicolas Doire
Marc LeBlanc

  • International Development
  • Humanitarian Assistance