Meeting No. 4
Tuesday, April 1st, 2003
The Subcommittee on Human Rights and International
Development of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International
Trade met jointly with the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International
Trade at 9:10 a.m. this day, in Room 308, West Block, the Chair, Standing
Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Bernard Patry, presiding.
Members of the Sub-Committee present: Colleen Beaumier, Bill Casey,
Irwin Cotler, Karen Kraft Sloan, Yves Rocheleau.
Acting Member present: John Godfrey for Beth Phinney.
Members of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International
Trade present: Murray Calder, Aileen Carroll, Bill Casey, Irwin Cotler, Hon.
Art Eggleton, Mark Eyking, André Harvey, Hon. Diane Marleau, Keith Martin,
Alexa McDonough, Bernard Patry.
In attendance: From the Parliamentary Research Branch, Library of
Parliament: James Lee, Research Officer.
Witness: As Individual: Stephen Lewis, Special Envoy of the
Secretary-General of the United Nations on HIV/AIDS in Africa.
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee resumed consideration of
the urgent matter of the humanitarian catastrophe in Africa (See Minutes of
Proceedings of Wednesday, February 26, 2003, Meeting No. 1).
The witness made a statement and
At 11:00 a.m., the Sub-Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Clerk of the Sub-Committee