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Acronym: 
GAC

Location

Canada
CA
Working languages: 
English
French

Global Affairs Canada (GAC; French: Affaires mondiales Canada, or AMC) (legal name: Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development) is the department in the Government of Canada that manages Canada's diplomatic and consular relations, to encourage the country's international trade, and to lead Canada's international development and humanitarian assistance. It is also responsible for maintaining Canadian government offices abroad with diplomatic and consular status on behalf of all government departments.

The department has undergone numerous name changes and re-organizations in recent years. Within the past decade, it has been known as Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada and Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada.

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