Canada announces next phase of strategy responding to Rohingya and Myanmar crises
Today, on World Refugee Day, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, announced the next phase of Canada’s strategy to respond to the Rohingya and Myanmar crises. Canada has dedicated $288.3 million to this new phase of the strategy over 3 years.
This phase will consolidate our efforts and allow us to transition from immediate crisis response to helping advance durable solutions in Myanmar and addressing the medium- and longer-term needs of refugees and other crisis-affected populations, including in Bangladesh. In line with the Myanmar people’s aspirations, Canada will continue pushing for a restoration of democracy in Myanmar as well as accountability for crimes against the Rohingya and other communities.
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