Canada - Cabo Verde Relations

Canada - Cabo Verde Relations

Diplomatic Relations

Canada and Cabo Verde established diplomatic relations in 1976. Relations between the two countries are good, but limited. Canada and Cabo Verde share many common values, in particular democracy and gender equality, which is reflected in our respective positions at the international level. 

Canada in Cabo Verde

In Cabo Verde, Canada is represented by the Embassy of Canada in Dakar, Senegal.

Cabo Verde in Canada

Cabo Verde is represented in Canada by the Embassy of Cabo Verde in Washington D.C., United States of America.

Common Memberships

Trade and Investments

Trade Relations

In 2015, bilateral merchandise trade between Canada and Cabo Verde amounted to $2.2 million, being $2.1 million in exports and $90,000 in imports to Canada. 

Development and Humanitarian Assistance

In 2014-2015, total Canadian aid disbursements to Cabo Verde reached $2.46 million. The Embassy of Canada in Dakar finances small local projects aiming at promoting human rights and good governance through the Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). See Project Browser for additional information on programming in Cabo Verde. 

Other Relevant Information

June 2016


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