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CIC Young Professionals Network: In Discussion with Canadian Ambassador to Lebanon Chantal Chastenay

December 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST


The tragic explosion on August 4th, where 2750 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded at Lebanon’ Beirut port killing over 200 and wounding thousands. What’s more, there continues to be economic and political uncertainty. When combined with the ongoing refugee crisis in Lebanon and the outbreak of COVID-19, Lebanon has been dealing with multiple crises.

Canada and Lebanon have always had strong ties and Canada was quick to act after the Beirut explosion, announcing $30 million in aid. But what’s next in Canadian-Lebanese relations? What role will Canada play as Lebanon faces its current economic, political, and social challenges? Join the CIC Young Professionals Network as we are in conversation with the Canadian Ambassador to Lebanon, Chantal Chastenay, on Canadian-Lebanese relations.

There will also be an Q&A section where Ambassador Chastenay will take attendee questions.



December 2, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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