Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Foreign Affairs

Second Session, Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1999

Chairman: The Honourable JOHN B. STEWART

Tuesday, October 26, 1999

Issue No. 2

First meeting on: The ramifications to Canada: 1. 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

2. 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.


From the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade:

Mr. Joseph Caron, Assistant Deputy Minister, (Portfolio: Asia Pacific and Africa);

Mr. Paul Meyer, Director General, International Security Bureau.

From the Department of National Defence:

Colonel Walter Semianiw, Director of Peacekeeping Policy;

Colonel Walter Natynczyk, J3 Operations.

From the Canadian International Development Agency:

Mr. Ted Langtry, Director General, Indonesia, Philippines and South Pacific Programme.

From the Institut québécois des affaires internationales of Laval University:

Professor Albert Legault.


The Honourable John B. Stewart, Chairman

The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Deputy Chairman


The Honourable Senators:

Atkins, Bolduc, * Boudreau, P.C. (or Hays), Carney, P.C., Corbin, De Bané, P.C., Di Nino, Grafstein, Lewis, Losier-Cool, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Stollery

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

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