List of international prime ministerial trips made by Justin Trudeau

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World map highlighting countries visited by Justin Trudeau while prime minister, as of December 2019

Below is a list of international prime ministerial trips made by Justin Trudeau, the 23rd and current Prime Minister of Canada. As of December 2019, Justin Trudeau has made 41 international trips to 28 different countries since his premiership began on November 4, 2015. The number of visits per country where he travelled are:

2015[edit]

Country Location Date Details
Turkey Turkey Antalya November 14–16 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Antalya to attend the G-20 summit. Trudeau met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, Chinese President Xi Jinping, and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.[1]
Philippines Philippines Manila November 17–19 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Manila to attend the APEC meeting. Trudeau met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, Filipino President Benigno Aquino III, South Korean President Park Geun-hye, and United States President Barack Obama.[2]
United Kingdom United Kingdom London November 24–26 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to London to meet with Prime Minister David Cameron and Queen Elizabeth II.[3]
Malta Malta Valletta November 26–28 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Valletta to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2015. Trudeau met with Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Gave toast as newest Commonwealth leader at dinner with Queen Elizabeth II and all other Commonwealth leaders.[4]
France France Paris November 28–30 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Paris to attend the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference. Trudeau met separately with French President François Hollande, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President of the European Council Donald Tusk, and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker.[5]
Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis Nevis December Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Saint Kitts and Nevis for Christmas vacation.[6]

2016[edit]

Prime Minister Trudeau and President Obama meet in Washington, March 2016.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the 42nd G7 summit in Shima, Japan, on May 26, 2016.
Country Location Date Details
Switzerland Switzerland Davos January 20–23 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Davos to attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2016. Trudeau met with President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz and President of the Swiss Confederation Johann Schneider-Ammann.[7]
United States United States Washington, D.C. March 9–11 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Washington, D.C. to meet with President Barack Obama.[8] Trudeau attended the State Dinner at the White House.
United States United States New York City March 16–17 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to New York City to visit the UN Headquarters. Trudeau announced Canada's bid to take a seat in the UN Security Council for a two-year term beginning in 2021.[9]
United States United States Washington, D.C. March 30 – April 1 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Washington, D.C. to attend the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit. Trudeau met with Argentine President Mauricio Macri, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Trudeau attended a working luncheon given by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe. Trudeau attended Working Leaders' Dinner at White House.[10][11]
Japan Japan Tokyo, Shima 22–27 May Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Tokyo to meet with Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko and Prime Minister Shinzō Abe. Trudeau met with representatives from Honda and Toyota as well as other industry leaders. Trudeau later attended the G7 summit in Shima, Mie Prefecture with other G7 leaders, including French President François Hollande.[12]
United States United States Sun Valley, Idaho July 6 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Sun Valley, Idaho to participate in the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference.
Poland Poland Warsaw July 7–10 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Warsaw to attend the 27th NATO Summit. Trudeau committed 450 Canadian troops to NATO deployment in Baltic region. Trudeau met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen and Latvian President Raimonds Vējonis.
Ukraine Ukraine Kiev July 10–12 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Kiev to meet with President Petro Poroshenko. Trudeau signed the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement.[13]
China China Beijing, Hangzhou August 30 – September 7 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Beijing to meet with President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang. Trudeau later attended the G-20 summit in Hangzhou. Trudeau was nicknamed "小土豆 xiao tudou" (Little Potato) by the Chinese public.[14]
United States United States New York City September 19–20 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to New York City to participate in the General Debate of the seventy-first session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Israel Israel Jerusalem September 29–30 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Jerusalem to attend the memorial service for former President Shimon Peres. Trudeau led the Canadian delegation.[15]
Belgium Belgium Brussels October 30 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Brussels to sign the CETA.
Cuba Cuba Havana November 15–16 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Havana to meet with President Raúl Castro.
Argentina Argentina Buenos Aires November 16–18 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Buenos Aires to meet with President Mauricio Macri. Trudeau discussed Falkland Islands dispute
Peru Peru Lima November 18–20 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Lima to attend the APEC meeting. Trudeau met with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and United States President Barack Obama. Trudeau discussed TPP with other signatory nations' leaders on sidelines.
Liberia Liberia Monrovia November 24–25 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Monrovia to meet President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and discussed girls' education.
Madagascar Madagascar Antananarivo November 25–27 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Antananarivo to attend the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie Summit.
The Bahamas The Bahamas Bell Island December Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to The Bahamas for Christmas vacation. Trudeau was invited to the island by the Aga Khan who Trudeau claimed to be a "close family friend".[16]

2017[edit]

Prime Minister Trudeau and President Trump meet in Washington, February 2017.
Prime Minister Trudeau with Paolo Gentiloni at the 43rd G7 summit in Sicily, Italy, on May 26, 2017.
Country Location Date Details
United States United States Washington, D.C. February 13 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Washington, D.C. to meet with President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan.
France France Paris February 16 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Paris to address the European Parliament.
Germany Germany Berlin, Hamburg February 16–17 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Berlin to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel. Trudeau attended the St. Matthew's Day banquet in Hamburg.
United States United States Houston, Texas March 9–10 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Houston, Texas to attend the CERAWeek gathering.
United States United States Broadway, New York City March 14–16 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, New York City to watch the musical Come From Away.
United States United States New York City April 6 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to New York City to attend the Women in the World summit.
France France Lille, Courseulles-sur-Mer April 8–10 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Lille to attend the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Trudeau met with President François Hollande. He travelled to the Juno Beach Centre before returning to Canada.
United States United States Redmond, Washington 17–18 May Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Redmond, Washington to attend Microsoft CEO summit.
Belgium Belgium Brussels 24–26 May Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Brussels to attend the 28th NATO summit.
Italy Italy Taormina, Amatrice, Rome 26–31 May Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Taormina, Sicily to attend the G7 summit. Trudeau met with French President Emmanuel Macron. Trudeau later visited Amatrice since it was devastated by the powerful earthquake in August 2016. Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Rome to meet with Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and President Sergio Mattarella.
Vatican City Vatican City Vatican City 29 May Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Vatican City to meet with Pope Francis.
Republic of Ireland Ireland Dublin July 3–5 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Dublin to meet with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and President Michael D. Higgins.
United Kingdom United Kingdom Edinburgh July 5–6 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Edinburgh to meet with Queen Elizabeth II. Trudeau also received an honorary degree (Doctor honoris causa) from the University of Edinburgh.
Germany Germany Hamburg July 6–8 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Hamburg to attend the G-20 summit. Trudeau met with French President Emmanuel Macron, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. Trudeau also addressed the Global Citizen Festival.
United States United States Providence July 14 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Providence to meet with Governors and Vice President Mike Pence at the 2017 National Governors Association summer meeting.
United States United States New York City September 19–20 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to New York City to participate in the General Debate of the seventy-second session of the United Nations General Assembly.
United States United States Washington, D.C. October 10–11 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Washington, D.C. to participate in a keynote conversation at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit. Trudeau also met President Donald Trump.
Mexico Mexico Mexico City October 12–13 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Mexico City to meet with President Enrique Peña Nieto.
Vietnam Vietnam Hà Nội, Hồ Chí Minh City, Đà Nẵng November 8–11 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Hà Nội to meet with President Trần Đại Quang and Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc. Trudeau later attended the APEC Vietnam 2017 in Đà Nẵng. Trudeau met with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto.
Philippines Philippines Manila November 12–14 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Manila to attend the 31st ASEAN Summit.[17]
China China Beijing, Guangzhou December 3–7 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Beijing to meet with President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang.

2018[edit]

Trudeau in India with Narendra Modi
Country Location Date Details
  Switzerland Davos January 22–25 Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Davos to attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018.[18]
 United States Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Simi Valley February 7–10 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to the United States to "further strengthen the deep bonds that unite Canada and the United States".[19]
 India New Delhi, Agra, Amritsar, Ahmedabad, Mumbai February 17–23 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to India to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.[20]
United States United States Florida March 15–18 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Florida for a vacation.[21]
 Peru Lima April 13–14 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Lima to attended the Summit of the Americas.[22]
 France Paris April 15–17 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Paris to meet with President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Édouard Philippe. Trudeau later addressed the Assemblee Nationale.[22]
 United Kingdom London, Windsor April 17–20 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to the United Kingdom to attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018. Trudeau met with Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth II.[22]
United States United States New York City, Boston, Vermont May 16–21 Prime Minister Trudeau accepted an honorary doctor of laws degree at New York University's 186th commencement ceremony, addressed the Economic Club of New York, and participated in the Solve at MIT conference.[23][24] He then spent the Victoria Day long weekend in Vermont.[25][26][27]
Latvia Latvia Riga July 9–10 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Riga to meet Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis and President Raimonds Vējonis. Trudeau toured the Ādaži Military Base and met with members of the Canadian-led multinational NATO Enhanced Forward Presence battlegroup Latvia and the Canadian Armed Forces deployed on Operation REASSURANCE.[28][29]
Belgium Belgium Brussels July 11–12 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Brussels to attend the 29th NATO summit.[30]
United States United States New York City September 24–26 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to New York City to attend the seventy-third session of the United Nations General Assembly.[31]
 Armenia Yerevan October 11–13 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Yerevan to attend the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie Summit.[32][33][34]
 France Lille, Vimy and Paris November 10–12 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Lille to attend the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armistice with Germany that brought major hostilities of World War I to an end.
 Singapore Singapore November 13–16 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Singapore to attend the 33rd ASEAN Summit.
 Papua New Guinea Port Moresby November 16–18 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Port Moresby to attend the APEC Papua New Guinea 2018.
 Argentina Buenos Aires November 29 – December 1 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Buenos Aires to attend the G20 summit. Trudeau met with British Prime Minister Theresa May, French President Emmanuel Macron and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. Trudeau also signed the United States Mexico Canada Agreement with outgoing Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and United States President Donald Trump.
 Mali December 22 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Mali to visit the troops.

2019[edit]

Trudeau with Macron, Merkel, Trump and other world leaders to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day in June 2019.
Trudeau in London with Trump and Macron.
Country Location Date Details
 United States Florida March 10–11 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Florida for a vacation.[35]
 United States Chicago May 12 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Chicago to attend his mother's show.[36]
 France Paris May 15–17 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Paris to meet with President Emmanuel Macron.[37]
 United Kingdom Portsmouth June 5 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Portsmouth to attend the 75th anniversary of D-Day commemorative ceremonies. Trudeau met with Prime Minister Theresa May.
 France Juno Beach, Paris June 6–7 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to France to attend the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. Trudeau met with President Emmanuel Macron.
 United States Washington, D.C. June 20 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.[38]
 Japan Osaka June 27–29 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Osaka to attend the G20 summit.[39] Trudeau met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
 France Biarritz August 23–26 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Biarritz to attend the G7 summit.[40] Trudeau met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and United States President Donald Trump.
 United Kingdom London, Watford December 3–4 Prime Minister Trudeau traveled to Watford to attend the 30th NATO summit.[41] Trudeau met with Prince Charles, Latvian President Egils Levits, and United States President Donald Trump.[42][43]

Future trips[edit]

2020[edit]

The following international trips are scheduled to be made by Justin Trudeau during 2020:

Country Location Date Details
 United States TBD June 10–12 Scheduled to attend the G7 summit.
 Saudi Arabia Riyadh November 21–22 Scheduled to attend the G20 summit.
 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur TBD Scheduled to attend the APEC summit

Multilateral meetings[edit]

Justin Trudeau is scheduled to attend the following summits as prime minister:

Group Year
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
APEC November 18–19,
Philippines Manila
November 19–20,
Peru Lima
November 10–11,
Vietnam Đà Nẵng
November 17–18,
Papua New Guinea Port Moresby
Cancelled TBD,
 Malaysia
TBD,
New Zealand Auckland
G7 May 26–27,
Japan Shima
May 26–27,
Italy Taormina
June 8–9,
Canada La Malbaie
August 24–26,
France Biarritz
June 10–12,
 United States
TBD,
 United Kingdom
G20 November 15–16,
Turkey Antalya
September 4–5,
China Hangzhou
July 7–8,
Germany Hamburg
November 30 – December 1,
Argentina Buenos Aires
June 28–29,
Japan Osaka
November 21–22,
Saudi Arabia Riyadh
TBD,
 Italy
NATO None July 8–9,
Poland Warsaw
May 25,
Belgium Brussels
July 11–12,
Belgium Brussels
December 3–4,
United Kingdom Watford
TBA TBA
SOA
(OAS)
None April 13–14,
Peru Lima
None
NALS None June 29,
Canada Ottawa
None TBA TBA
NSS None March 31 – April 1,
United States Washington, D.C.
None TBA TBA
OIF None November 26–27,
Madagascar Antananarivo
None October 11–12,
Armenia Yerevan
None TBD,
 Tunisia
None
CHOGM November 27–28
Malta Valletta
None None April 18–20,
United Kingdom London
None TBD,
 Rwanda
None
Others UN Climate Change
November 30,
France Paris
none 31st ASEAN Summit
November 13–14,
Philippines Manila
33rd ASEAN Summit
November 14–15,
Singapore Singapore
35th ASEAN Summit
November 1-4,
Thailand Bangkok
TBA TBA
██ = Future event

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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