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[Archive 31st Dáil] Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement.

This Committee plays an important role in informing debate on key areas of mutual interest such as North/South economic co-operation.   The Committee works across a number of key areas, which include:

  • Reconciliation Issues - including Outreach to Disadvantaged Communities
  • Commemoration Issues - including consideration of significant anniversaries arising over the next decade. e.g. Ulster Covenant; 1916 etc.
  • North-South Co-Operation across Sectoral Areas - e.g. Health, Transport, Education, Agriculture, Tourism & Culture etc.
  •  Funding Programmes e.g. PEACE, Reconciliation Fund, International Fund forIreland; funding of Glencree Reconciliation Centre etc.

The Committee, in which MPs from Northern Ireland have speaking rights, offers an opportunity to foster better links and dialogue between parliamentarians from both sides of the border.

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What's on this week

The 31st Dáil was dissolved on 3 February 2016. The Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement is adjourned sine die.

 

News from the Committee

16 December 15
Good Friday Agreement Committee to discuss the new Northern Ireland deal

25 November 15
Good Friday Agreement Committee to discuss cross-border opportunities to prevent youth unemployment

22 October 15
Good Friday Agreement Committee issues statement following publication of a review of paramilitaries’ activities in Northern Ireland

 

 

 

In February 2014, the Committee travelled to Derry for a series of meetings with community and cultural groups. The Committee are pictured here outside the Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin in the city, following a meeting which touched on the lasting positive legacy on community relations of the hosting of Fleadh Ceoil na hÉireann in 2013.