Greens appoint new International Affairs Critic

OTTAWA — The Leader of the Green Party, Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), has named Annamie Paul (Toronto Centre) as critic for International Affairs in her Shadow Cabinet. The Shadow Cabinet develops party positions based on policies adopted by Green Party membership.

Ms. Paul is a lawyer, social entrepreneur and public policy analyst with extensive international experience, having served in Canada’s Mission to the European Union; as Brussels/EU Director for Crisis Action, a conflict prevention NGO; and as an Advisor in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court. She co-founded and was the Director of the Barcelona International Public Policy Hub (BIPP HUB), a social innovation hub for international organisations.

Ms. Paul sits on the Board and advises several international NGOs and is the recipient of an Echoing Green Fellow for social entrepreneurship. She holds a Master of Public Affairs (Princeton) and a Bachelor of Laws (Ottawa) and speaks English, French, Spanish and Catalan.

“Canada is part of an interconnected global community which now, more than ever, must come together if we are to solve the great challenges of our time,” said Ms. Paul. “It is an honour to work with the Green Party in helping our country take a leadership role on the climate emergency, the UN Sustainable Development Goals and other international priorities.”

“Annamie’s extraordinary experience in international affairs and external relations will be invaluable to the party at this critical time in global history,” said Ms. May.

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Rosie Emery
Press Secretary