Tories rejected departmental, diplomatic advice to join UN Vietnam program

Paradis told bureaucrats to hunt for ‘technical assistance’ options instead.

Girls from a local hill tribe laugh in Sapa, Vietnam in 2011. Gender-equitable growth was a focus area for a program the Conservative government rejected in 2013. UN photo: Kibae Park

By Carl Meyer

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, March 29, 2016 10:00 PM

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