The Carleton University Initiative for Parliamentary and Diplomatic Engagement and French Ambassador Nicolas Chapuis hosted a reception for diplomats to meet parliamentary leaders at the French Embassy on March 8.
Liberal MPs Dan Ruimy and Anju Dhillon and Mr. Chapuis.
House Speaker Geoff Regan and Sri Lankan High Commissioner Ahmed A. Jawad.
Ms. Walkes and NDP MP Gord Johns.
Thai Ambassador Vijavat Isarabhakdi, Japanese Ambassador Kenjiro Monji, parliamentary protocol chief Elizabeth Rody and Pavlos Anastasiades, high commissioner-designate of Cyprus.
Mr. Chapuis cracks up Conservative foreign affairs critic Tony Clement.
Yvonne Walkes, high commissioner of Barbados, in conversation with Mahamat Ali Adoum, ambassador of Chad.
Slovak Ambassador Andrej Droba, Estonian Ambassador Gita Kalmet and Austrian Ambassador Arno Riedel.
Carleton Initiative for Parliamentary and Diplomatic Engagement director Maureen Boyd, Mr. Chapuis and Senate Speaker George Furey.
Carleton University public affairs faculty dean André Plourde and Shaw Communications corporate affairs director Alayne Crawford.