Kedutaan Besar Republik Indonesia
Ottawa
Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
Ambassade de la RÉpublique d'Indonésie

G-20 Speakers’ Consultation Ottawa, Canada, 2-5 September 2010

The G-20 Speakers’ Consultation in Ottawa, Canada was held on 2-5 September 2010. The Delegation of the Republic of Indonesia, headed by Dr. Muhammad Hidayat Nur Wahid, Chairman of Interparliamentary Cooperation, the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Ir. H. Azam Azman Natawijana, Member of the Interparliamentary Cooperation, Dr. Makarim Wibisono, Advisor to the Delegation and Mr. Chairil Patria, Secretary to the Delegation, participated in the event upon the invitation from the Speaker of the Senate of Canada, The Hon. Noël A. Kinsella.

The Senate of Canada as the host country invited Speakers and their representatives from Ethiopia, Malawi, South Africa, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, the European Parliament, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom, Russia, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Mexico

During the Consultation, the Indonesian Delegation actively participated and intervened in all consultation sessions, discussing global collaborative strategies to meet the need for food production and distribution; new paradigms for peace and food security; global financial and economic models for advancing global economic stability.

During the discussion on New Paradigms for Peace and Food Security session, Mr. Wahid, the Head of Delegation, delivered a presentation emphasizing on the interrelation between poverty and society marginalization with the increase of civil violence, domestic conflict and terrorism threat.

On 4 September 2010, the Delegation attended “Meet & Greet” and “Breaking the Fast” with the Indonesian Community at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Ottawa.