On December 12, Line Beauchamp, Minister of Sustainable Development, the Environment and Parks, addressed the national delegates and members of international organizations gathered in Poznań, Poland for the 14th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
In collaboration with the National Assembly of Québec, the International Association of Québec Studies (IAQS) is once again this year offering a student from outside Québec the opportunity to complete an internship in that institution. The goal of this internship is to allow a foreign student to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in his or her studies and improve his or her knowledge of Québec, its parliamentary institutions and its democratic practices.
According to the Fraser Institute, an independent research and educational organization, Québec was the top investment location for mining companies in 2007-2008. This finding emerged from a survey of 372 mining companies around the world.
Christine St-Pierre, Minister of Culture, Communications and the Status of Women, took part in a cultural mission to New York from January 8 to 10. She was very pleased with the success of her mission and returned with a renewed belief that assistance programs in support of performing art exports are essential.
For over 30 years, the World Economic Forum in Davos has attracted major decision-makers from the public and private sectors, representatives of civil society and experts from around the world to discuss the main political, economic and social issues.