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.
Committee Members with the delegation from The House of Lords Select Committee on European Union Affairs.
What's on this week
The next meeting of The Joint Committee on European Union Affairs will be on Wednesday 18th January 2017 at 2.00 p.m. in Committee Room 1, LH2000, to discuss:
(i) The European Commission’s Annual Work Programme and the work of the European Commission Representation in Ireland. [Mr Gerry Kiely, Head of Representation, European Commission Representation in Ireland]; and
(ii) The Policy implications for the European Union of the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel’s work. [Mr Alex Dunne, Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI)]