OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed Canada’s first ever ambassador for girls, peace and safety.
Jacqueline O’Neill, an Albertan and former president of the Institute for Inclusive Safety, has been picked for the position. She has beforehand suggested the federal authorities on its ladies, peace, and safety coverage.
“Ms. O’Neill will lead our country’s efforts to support women, help prevent and end conflict, and build a better and fairer world,” mentioned Trudeau in a press release saying her appointment.
Her mandate consists of advising on implementing Canada’s plan on ladies, peace and safety; seek the advice of with stakeholders that advocate for related causes; host occasions that encourage ladies’s participation in constructing peace; and representing Canada at worldwide initiatives associated to ladies, peace and safety.
O’Neill can be advising a number of ministers on this new position: the international affairs minister, the minster for immigration, refugees and citizenship; the minister of justice, the minister for worldwide growth, the nationwide defence minister, the minister for public security, and the minister for girls and gender equality.
This can be a full-time appointment for the subsequent three years. InternetNews.ca has requested the PMO to substantiate what the wage can be for this new ambassadorship.
Overseas Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland known as her “a world-leader in this field and a champion of gender equality in Canada and internationally,” within the assertion. Freeland first introduced the creation of this place in September 2018.