Libya and Syria: Canadian Red Cross condemns more deaths in the line of duty

June 05, 2014 - On Wednesday, June 4, the Canadian Red Cross learned of the killing of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) staff member Michael Greub in Sirte, Libya. The 42-year-old Swiss national, head of the organization's Misrata sub-delegation, was killed by armed men around midday yesterday in the city of Sirte, as he was leaving a meeting with two colleagues.
Read Full Story

Canada Helping to Improve Maternal and Child Survival in South Sudan

May 21, 2014 - Canada's leadership in improving maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) was again evident today as the Honourable Deepak Obhrai, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced Canada's contribution to a project that will bring life-saving health services to remote communities of South Sudan.
Read Full Story