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Part V

5.1 Contact Information

The department offers a wealth of information, resources and reference tools. To learn more about Canadian foreign policy and international relations or about the department itself, use any of the following contacts:

Telephone: 1-800-267-8376 toll free in Canada
or 1-613-944-4000 in the
National Capital Region and
outside Canada
TTY: 1-613-944-9136
Fax: 1-613-996-9709
Mail: Enquiries Services (SXCI)
Department of Foreign Affairs and
International Trade
125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON
K1A 0G2
Media Services: 1-613-995-1874 or
fax 1-613-995-1405

How to Contact Organizations Related to the Department

Canadian Commercial Corporation
Mail: 1100 50 O'Connor Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 0S6
Tel.: 1 800-748-8191 toll free in Canada
or 1-613-996-0034 in the National Capital Region
and outside Canada
Fax: 1-613-995 2121

Canadian International Development Agency
Mail: 200 Promenade du Portage
Gatineau, QC K1A 0G4
Tel.: 1-800-230-6349 toll free in Canada
or 1-819-997-5006 in the National Capital Region
and outside Canada
Fax: 1-819-953-6088

Export Development Canada
Mail: 151 O'Connor Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 1K3
Tel.: 1-613-598 2500
Fax: 1-613-237 2690
TTY: 1-866-574-0451

International Development Research Centre
Mail: 250 Albert Street, 18th Floor
P.O. Box 8500
Ottawa, ON K1G 3H9
Tel.: 1-613-236-6163
Fax: 1-613-238-7230

International Joint Commission
Mail: Canadian Sector
234 Laurier Avenue West, 22nd Floor
Ottawa, ON K1P 6K6
Tel.: 1-613-995-0088
Fax: 1-613-993-5583

North American Free Trade Agreement
Mail: (NAFTA)-Canadian Section, 90 Sparks Street, Suite 705, Ottawa, ON K1P 5B4
Tel.: 1-613-992-9388
Fax: 1-613-992-9392

Passport Canada
Mail: DFAIT, Gatineau, QC K1A 0G3
Tel.: 1-800-567-6868 toll free in Canada
or 1-819-994-3500 in the National Capital Region
and outside Canada
TTY: 1-819-994-3560 or 1-866-255-7655

Rights & Democracy: International
Centre for Human Rights and Democratic
Mail: 1001 de Maisonneuve Blvd. East
Suite 1100
Montreal, QC H2L 4P9
Tel.: 1-514-283-6073
Fax: 1-514-283-3792

5.2 Acronyms and Abbreviations

ADM Assistant Deputy Minister
APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum
ARF APEC Regional Forum
ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
BRIC Brazil Russia India China
BSE Bovine spongiform encephalopathy
CARICOM Caribbean Community
CIDA Canadian International Development Agency
CTCBF Counter-Terrorism Capacity-Building Fund
DFAIT Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
DG Director General
ERI Enhanced Representation Initiativel
EU European Union
FIPA Foreign Investment Protection and Promotion Agreement
FTA Free Trade Agreement
FTE Full Time Equivalent
G8 Group of seven leading industrialized nations (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, United States) plus Russia
GATS General Agreement on Trade in Services
HIV/AIDS Human immunodeficiency virus / acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
HOM Head of Mission
HR Human Resources
HRSDC Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
IM/IT Information management / information technology
LES Locally engaged staff
MAF Management Accountability Framework
MOU Memorandum of understanding
MRRS Management, Resources and Results Structure
NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NEPAD New Partnership for Africa's Development
NORAD North American Aerospace Defence Command
OAS Organization of American States
OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
OGD Other government department
PAA Program Activity Architecture
PCO Privy Council Office
R2P Responsibility to Protect
R&D Research and development
RBAF Risk-Based Audit Framework
RCMP Royal Canadian Mounted Police
RMAF Results-based Management Accountability Framework
S&T Science and technology
SMEs Small and medium-sized enterprises
TBS Treasury Board Secretariat
TCI Team Canada Inc
TCS Trade Commissioner Service
UN United Nations
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
WTO World Trade Organization