The primary theme of the convention was ‘Connectivity in range: Digital know-how, a vector for improvement and solidarity within the French-speaking world’.
Trudeau introduced $20.8 million in funding over 4 years, for the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie to proceed implementing its mandate and programming in key areas, together with inclusive governance and development, promotion of the French language, democracy and human rights, schooling, and financial cooperation for sustainable improvement.
“Canada is working actively with the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie in its efforts to advertise and shield the French language, cultural range, and essential widespread values corresponding to peace, democracy, and human rights,” stated Trudeau.
“We are going to proceed to work collectively to strengthen Canada’s already robust ties with different Francophone nations and create alternatives for our peoples,” he added.
“We are going to proceed to work collectively to strengthen Canada’s already robust ties with different Francophone nations”
An extra $2.4 million, over 4 years, was pledged for the Agence universitaire de la Francophonie – a world community of French-speaking higher-education and analysis establishments. The goal of the funding is to proceed selling cooperation between Francophone educational establishments, enhance entry to high quality schooling for learners and help skilled coaching and analysis.
Met with @FrancoisLegault as we speak on the #Francophonie Summit. We spoke about selling the French language, whereas working in nearer collaboration to develop our worldwide partnerships and help individuals in Quebec and all of Canada. pic.twitter.com/J03Q6vYxWM
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) November 19, 2022
In June 2022, Trudeau introduced the Canadian Worldwide Improvement Scholarship 2030 program – a brand new $80 million scholarship program to deal with inequality in growing nations, funded by International Affairs Canada.
Initially deliberate to learn 24 growing nations, 26 eligible nations have since been introduced. Most are in sub-Saharan Africa and 75% are Francophone.