Canada–Sierra Leone relations

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Canada–Sierra Leone relations
Map indicating locations of Canada and Sierra Leone

Canada

Sierra Leone

Canada–Sierra Leone relations have been strong and friendly for many years. Ties were first established in 1961, when Sierra Leone gained its independence. Canada is represented in Sierra Leone through its High Commission in Accra, Ghana. Sierra Leone is represented in Canada through its embassy in Washington, D.C..

Canada and Sierra Leone are both part of the Commonwealth of Nations.

History

Canada and Sierra Leone first established diplomatic ties in 1961. The two countries cooperate in many areas, including the UN Peacebuilding Commission.[1]

Military

In 2017, the Royal Canadian Navy visited Sierra Leone.[2]

References

  1. ^ Canada's high commission in Ghana. "Canada-Sierra Leone relations".
  2. ^ "Sierra Leone News: Royal Canadian Navy visits Salone".