Media Advisory - Ontario signs Memorandum of Understanding with Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

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Media Advisory - Ontario signs Memorandum of Understanding with Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

Ministry of Intergovernmental Affairs

TORONTO, Oct. 16 - Dr. Marie Bountrogianni, Ontario Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Mr. Willi Stachele, Minister of State for Baden- Wuerttemberg will sign a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The Honourable Chris Bentley, Ontario Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities and Mr. Dietrich Birk, State Secretary for the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts in Baden-Wuerttemberg will also sign a Letter of Intent. The MOU will focus on educational exchanges, joint cultural initiatives, environmental and scientific cooperation, and the intensification of research and development between universities and institutions. The Letter of Intent will focus on the development of exchanges for college students, faculty and staff, and for laboratory and research project internships at universities. Media are invited to a photo opportunity. DATE: Monday, October 16, 2006 TIME: 11:50 - 12:10 p.m. LOCATION: Park Hyatt, Salon 2, 18th floor 4 Avenue Road Toronto, ON M5R 2E8 Disponible en fran├žais www.mia.gov.on.ca www.edu.gov.on.ca www.resultsontario.gov.on.caFor further information: Sarah Charuk, Minister's Office, (416) 212-7234 416-894-2870 - cell; Erika Botond, Communications Branch, (416) 325-3558, cell - (416) 937-2563; Sheamus Murphy, Minister's Office, Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, (416) 325-7215; Tanya Blazina, Communications Branch, (416) 325-2746; Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Public Inquiries: (416) 325-2929 or 1-800-387-5514; TTY: 1-800-263-2892