Canada - Union of the Comoros Relations

Canada and the Union of the Comoros established diplomatic relations in 1977. In Comoros, Canada is represented by a High Commission in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. In Canada, Comoros is represented in Canada by its Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, United States. Comoros also maintains an honorary consul, based in Campbellville, Ontario.

Most contacts between Canada and Comoros are carried out through La Francophonie and other multilateral bodies. Canada and Comoros are both committed to address climate change and Canada has pledged to support vulnerable countries most affected by climate change, such as Comoros and other Small Island Developing States.

Comoros may benefit from Canadian support to key multilateral organizations such as the United Nations, the World Bank, the African Development Bank, the African Union, and others. Comorians are eligible for the Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program, which allows students in developing countries within La Francophonie to study in Canada. In addition, Comorian nationals are eligible for the African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program.

In 2016, two-way merchandise trade between Canada and Comoros was estimated at $1.73 million, consisting of $1.68 million in exports from Canada and $47,400 in imports from Comoros.

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June 2017


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