Canada and the PA signed a Joint Declaration on June 8, 2016 to formalize the Cooperation, which addresses the following areas:

  • Trade facilitation and promotion;
  • Education and training;
  • SMEs;
  • Science, technology and innovation;
  • Responsible development of natural resources and corporate social responsibility;

In this context, Canada has developed four cooperation projects with the PA:

  • Improving market access and export readiness for PA SMEs;
  • Canada Scholarships – PA: University of Alberta;
  • Support Program to improve measurement, reporting and verification mechanisms;
  • Sustainable development and skills for employment in the extractive sector of the AP (EPE-AP).