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>Date: Sat, 18 Sep 1999 00:51:36 -0400 (EDT)
>To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
>From: Aaron Freeman <email@example.com>
>Please help us publicize this important event. See you or your friends
>there! Apologies for cross-postings.
>HUMAN RIGHTS, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND EXPORT FINANCING:
>IS CANADA'S EDC PROMOTING A RACE TO THE BOTTOM
>A Panel Discussion on the Export Development Corporation (EDC) with
>Representatives of Communities Affected by EDC-Financed Projects
> When: Thursday, September 23, 1999, 6:30 pm
> Where: University of Ottawa, Fauteux Hall, Room 147
> Participants: Rex Dagi, Papua New Guinea
> Judith David, Guyana
> Liam Phelan, AID/WATCH Australia
> Andrew Chisholm, Sierra Club of Canada
>The Export Development Corporation is a Crown Corporation that provides
>insurance and other forms of export financing to Canadian companies
>operating abroad. EDC-financed projects have enormous human and
>environmental impacts, and in recent years, many EDC-financed projects have
>been shown to have disastrous consequences on human rights, the environment
>and development of host countries.
>For more information, contact the Halifax Initiative, tel. 789-4447, e-mail:
>Tel (613) 237-9809
>Fax (613) 237-3984
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