Ottawa, December 20, 2012
The Department of Finance today launched a public consultation on the international assistance payments it administers.
The consultation is a requirement under the Official Development Assistance Accountability Act for all federal departments and agencies with foreign aid responsibilities. The feedback from the consultation will help ensure future assistance remains effective by providing the public with an opportunity to comment on the Department’s contribution to global poverty reduction, its consideration of the perspectives of those who live in poverty, and its adherence to international standards on human rights.
The consultation seeks comments on the Department’s:
The consultation is open to all interested parties, including governmental and non-governmental organizations and international agencies.
The consultation will run until January 31, 2013. Further information can be found in the related document above.
Office of the Minister of Finance
Department of Finance