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Cablegate: Canada Will Support Prosper's Candidacy for Un Cerd

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM UNGA CA
SUBJECT: CANADA WILL SUPPORT PROSPER'S CANDIDACY FOR UN CERD

REF: A. STATE 169376
B. STATE 157655

1. (U) In response to ref b demarche on November 19,
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Human
Rights Policy Officer Daniel Ulmer confirmed on December 21
that Canada will support the candidacy of Pierre-Richard
Prosper for the United Nations Committee on the Elimination
of Racial Discrimination (CERD).

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