The Vancouver chapter of the Canada-Eurasia Russia Business Association (CERBA) is pleased to invite our members and friends to attend the meeting with the Canadian Ambassador to Mongolia, H.E. Mr. David William Sproule.
The session will highlight opportunities available for Canadian companies in Mongolia, market sectors with most potential for suppliers of various products and technologies as well as government policies towards international investors, business climate and economic forecasts.
One important topic of the meeting will be discussion around the resource industry and upcoming business mission organized by CERBA and the Global Affairs Canada in conjunction with the major trade show, Mongolia Mining and Oil -2019 in the middle of April.
The event details:
WHEN: February 26th, from 9am to 11am
WHERE: Deloitte LIONS Room (28th floor, 1055 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver)
REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY
8.30AM - 9.00AM - Registration and Coffee
9.00AM - 10.00AM - Presentation of the Ambassador David William Sproule
10.00AM - 11.00AM - Interactive Discussion and Networking
To register, please, contact
the Regional Director of the CERBA-Vancouver Chapter,
Tatiana Domilovskaya at [email protected], or by +1 604 720 2905
Registration deadline is February 24th
David William Sproule
David Sproule began his career as a Foreign Service officer with External Affairs Canada in 1981. Following his first posting as Third/Second Secretary in Singapore, Mr. Sproule held other positions in embassies abroad, including as First Secretary in Bangkok and Counsellor in Washington, D.C.
From 2000 to 2004, Mr. Sproule served as Counsel and Deputy Agent of Canada before the International Court of Justice, in the “Case Concerning the Legality of the Use of Force (Yugoslavia v. Canada)”. He was first appointed as a Head of Mission in 2004, serving as High Commissioner to Bangladesh, then as Ambassador to Afghanistan, followed by Ambassador to Thailand, after which he was appointed as Ambassador to Norway, and more recently as Ambassador to Libya before his current position as Ambassador to Mongolia.
In Ottawa, Mr. Sproule’s assignments have included Deputy Director of the Economic Policy and Summits Division; Deputy Director of the Human Rights Law Section; Director of the Asia Division at the Intelligence Assessments Secretariat of the Privy Council Office; Director of the Oceans and Environmental Law Division; Director of the Human Rights, UN, and Economic Law Division; and, Director General of the Legal Bureau. Mr. Sproule has also led numerous Canadian delegations in negotiation of bilateral and multilateral treaties and other international legal instruments.