November 2, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario – Prime Minister of Canada
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will participate in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, and the Eighteenth Summit of La Francophonie in Djerba, Tunisia.
The Indo-Pacific region is a growing hub for trade and investment that fosters open markets, creates jobs, and drives economic growth. During his meetings in Asia, the Prime Minister will demonstrate Canada’s strong partnership in helping grow the global economy to benefit people on both sides of the Pacific. No region of the world will have more of an impact on Canada’s future in the next half-century than the Indo-Pacific.
At ASEAN, from November 12 to 13, 2022, Prime Minister Trudeau will address regional and global challenges with his counterparts in the ASEAN and broader Indo-Pacific region. He will participate in the ASEAN-Canada Commemorative Summit to mark the 45th anniversary of ASEAN-Canada dialogue relations. Under the ASEAN Summit’s theme of “Addressing Challenges Together”, the Prime Minister will promote regional peace and stability, rules-based trade, economic growth that benefits everyone, and strong ties between our peoples.