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Trudeau to Take Plea for UN Security Seat to Caribbean Next

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives to attend an African Union high level breakfast meeting on gender equality and women's empowerment in Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on  Feb. 8, 2020. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives to attend an African Union high level breakfast meeting on gender equality and women's empowerment in Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Feb. 8, 2020. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will head to the Caribbean next week to make his pitch to a new audience for why Canada should be given a seat on the UN Security Council.

Trudeau is to fly to the island nation of Barbados on Feb. 17 for a two−day visit that coincides with a gathering of leaders from the Caribbean Community, or Caricom.

While Trudeau is expected to talk to Caribbean leaders about climate change, given the regions particular vulnerabilities to its impacts, the Security Council seat will also figure prominently.

The visit south will come after Trudeau concludes a week−long voyage shaking hands Read More – Source

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