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The Joint Committee on European Union Affairs

The European Affairs Committee plays a key role in informing debate on the European Union in Ireland by fully considering important EU developments and initiatives affecting Ireland, ensuring that EU legislation and proposals are properly scrutinised and in holding the Government to account in Ireland’s relations with Europe.

The Committee also regularly engages with EU institutions to monitor and influence the political and strategic direction of the Union as a whole. View Committee's Orders of Reference and current Work Programme 2014  .

Read the Committee's EU Matters page.

What's on this week

The Joint Committee on European Union Affairs will meet on Tuesday 16 December 2014 at 2pm in Committee Room 1, LH 2000

 

 

 

News from the Committee

3 December 14
European parliamentarians adopt EU Affairs Committee Jobs Quality Target proposal

3 December 14
EU Affairs Committee to consider EU Investment Package and Annual Growth Survey 2015

17 November 14
EU Affairs Committee to meet European Movement on 2013 accountability report Committee to also meet Eurofound on activities and priorities

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On 4 July, the Committee launched a report calling for the European Commission, Council and Parliament to increase the total available funds for the Youth Guarantee.
 

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