Delegation of the European Union
to the United Nations - New York

17th European Union-Canada Summit 17-18 July

Bruxelles, 10/07/2019 - 20:25, UNIQUE ID: 190710_19
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The 17th European Union-Canada Summit will take place on 17-18 July in Montreal. European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will represent the European Union. Canada will be represented by its Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström will also participate for the EU.

The summit offers an opportunity for leaders to take stock of the successful cooperation between the European Union and Canada and the joint efforts to promote international peace and security and achieve prosperity for people in a safer, fairer and more inclusive world.

The EU and Canada enjoy a long-standing and vibrant strategic partnership built on effective multilateralism, a progressive international policy agenda and inclusive trade. New political opportunities under the Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) and new trade opportunities under the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) have brought Canada and the EU closer than ever, in a close friendship and a reliable partnership.

The EU and Canada are also global partners in the fight against climate change and work in concert to reverse the trend of global warming, mitigate the impact of climate change and preserve global biodiversity, the Arctic and Oceans.

The event
The 17th EU-Canada Summit will take place on 17-18 July in Montreal. Coverage of the summit will be available on Europe by Satellite.

The sources
Website of the EU Delegation to Canada

EU-Canada Strategic Partnership Agreement Factsheet

EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) website

About the Delegation of the European Union to Canada
Established in 1976, the European Union Delegation to Canada is a fully-fledged diplomatic mission and, as such, the natural contact point in Canada between the EU and the Canadian authorities. It also has a strong public diplomacy mandate designed to enhance the knowledge and understanding of the European Union as well as EU-Canada relations.

Contact: Press Officer Diodora Bucur,,  613-563-6354

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