Welcome Reception for Ariel Delouya, Consul General of Canada in Minneapolis

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04/09/2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Christina Selander Bouzouina, Honorary Consul of France in Minnesota,
and Alliance Française Mpls/St Paul are pleased to announce a welcome reception
in honor of Ariel Delouya, the newly-arrived Consul General of Canada, a.i.


Tuesday, April 9, 2019

5 to 7 pm
in the Alliance Française Board Room
at the Joly Family Center for International Understanding
227 Colfax Avenue North, Minneapolis

By invitation only
Contact Alliance Française with any questions at bonjour@afmsp.org


M. Delouya will address the assemblage in French and English.
Remarks will touch upon the Canada-Minnesota relationship, Canada’s role in the Francophonie, and Canada’s dual linguistic heritage.
A wine and cheese reception will follow, featuring Canadian wines and Quince Catering.

About Consul General Delouya

Ariel Delouya (BA [Political Science], McGill University, 1984; MA [International Relations], Carleton University, 1992) joined the Department of External Affairs in 1986.

Mr. Delouya is currently Consul General a.i. at the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis. From 2009 to 2012, he served as Ambassador of Canada to the Republic of Tunisia. He also served as Minister-
Counsellor for Congressional and Legal Affairs at the Embassy of Canada to the United States, in Washington, D.C. (2002-2006) and was posted to Ankara, Turkey from 1987 to 1989.

In Ottawa, Mr. Delouya has held a number of positions, including Departmental spokesperson with the Media Relations Office and Deputy Director of the International Economic Relations and Summits Division, where he was responsible for G7 summits.

From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Delouya was on secondment to the Privy Council Office, first as foreign policy advisor in the Foreign and Defence Policy Secretariat from 1998 to 2000, and then as chief of staff to the Clerk of the Privy Council from 2000 to 2002. From 2006 to 2009, he worked as Director of the Policy Research Division at Global Affairs Headquarters, as Executive Director for Mission Inspections from 2012 to 2014, and as Director General of the Engaging Canadians Bureau from 2014 to 2018.


This reception made possible by the generous support of the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis. Merci mille fois.


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