Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade
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  • Bill C-19, An Act respecting Genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes and to implement the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
    • The Honourable Lloyd Axworthy, M.P., P.C. ()
    • Kenneth M. Narvey, Legal Researcher and Chief Operating Officer (Coalition of Concerned Congregations on the Law Relating to War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity including those of the Holocaust)
    • Donald Piragoff, General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice)
    • David Sproule, Deputy Director, United Nations, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Section (Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
Room 257, East Block 36-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Examine and report on emerging political, social, economic and security developments in Russia and Ukraine, taking into account Canada's policy and interests in the region, and other related matters
    • Robert Brooks, Deputy Director, Eastern Europe Division (Belarus, Caucasus, Central Asia, Moldova and Ukraine) (Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
    • Ann Collins, Director, Eastern Europe Division (From the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
    • Jim Wright, Director General, Central, East and Southern Europe Bureau (Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
Room 160-S, Centre Block 36-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Examine the Performance Report of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade for the period ending March 31, 1999, tabled in the Senate on November 2, 1999
    • William Crosbie, Acting Director General, Trade and Policy II -- Services, Investment and Intellectual Property Bureau (Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
    • David Karsgaard, Director, Economic Relations with Developing Countries Division (Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
    • Kathryn McCallion, Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services, Passport and Consular Affairs (Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
    • Paul Meyer, Director General, International Security Bureau (Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
    • Jill Sinclair, Director General, Global and Human Issues Bureau (Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
Room 160-S, Centre Block 36-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Examine and report on emerging political, social, economic and security developments in Russia and Ukraine, taking into account Canada's policy and interests in the region, and other related matters
    • Chris Alexander, Deputy Director, Russia, Eastern Europe Bureau (Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
    • Jim Wright, Director General, Central, East and Southern Europe Bureau (Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 160-S, Centre Block 36-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Bill S-18, An Act to amend the National Defence Act (non-deployment of persons under the age of eighteen years to theatres of hostilities)
    • Louise Bellefeuille-Prégent, Director, Arms and Proliferation Control Policy (National Defence)
    • Colonel Gord Grant, Director of Military Human Resource Requirements (National Defence)
    • Hilary Homes (Amnesty International (Canadian Section))
    • Capt. (N) Stephen King, Special Advisor, Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (National Defence)
    • Lt-Colonel Dominic McAlea, Director of Law International, Office of the Judge Advocate General (National Defence)
    • Alex Neve, Secretary General (Amnesty International Canada)
    • Ross Snyder, Deputy Director, Peace Building and Human Security Division, Global and Human Issues Bureau (Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
    • Kathy Vandergrift, Chair, Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict (World Vision Canada)
Room 160-S, Centre Block 36-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 160-S, Centre Block 36-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Examine the ramifications to Canada of the changed mandate of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Canada's role in NATO since the demise of the Warsaw Pact, the end of the Cold War and the recent addition to membership in NATO of Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic; and of peacekeeping, with particular reference to Canada's ability to participate in it under the auspices of any international body of which Canada is a member
Room 160-S, Centre Block 36-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Examine the ramifications to Canada of the changed mandate of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Canada's role in NATO since the demise of the Warsaw Pact, the end of the Cold War and the recent addition to membership in NATO of Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic; and of peacekeeping, with particular reference to Canada's ability to participate in it under the auspices of any international body of which Canada is a member
Room 160-S, Centre Block 36-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Examine the ramifications to Canada of the changed mandate of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Canada's role in NATO since the demise of the Warsaw Pact, the end of the Cold War and the recent addition to membership in NATO of Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic; and of peacekeeping, with particular reference to Canada's ability to participate in it under the auspices of any international body of which Canada is a member
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 160-S, Centre Block 36-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Examine the ramifications to Canada of the changed mandate of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Canada's role in NATO since the demise of the Warsaw Pact, the end of the Cold War and the recent addition to membership in NATO of Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic; and of peacekeeping, with particular reference to Canada's ability to participate in it under the auspices of any international body of which Canada is a member
Room 160-S, Centre Block 36-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
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Interim
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