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The committee shadows the work of the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Department of Defence.

Date established: 30 Jul 2020

House: 33rd Dáil, 26th Seanad

Covid-19 vaccination

Latest publication

Covid-19 vaccination

The Committee has published a report on Demolitions and Displacements in the occupied Palestinian Territory

Press releases

14 Jul 2021, 15.33

Foreign Affairs Committee to meet Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya

13 Jul 2021, 14.57

Foreign Affairs Committee to meet Dóchas to discuss pre-budget submission

13 Jul 2021, 12.00

Foreign Affairs Committee launches report on Displacement and Demolitions in the occupied Palestinian territory

Recent videos

Thu, 15 Jul 2021

Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence

Topic: Engagement with the Belarusian opposition leader, Ms. Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence

Topic: Meeting with Dóchas to discuss their pre-budget submission

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence

Topic: Discussion on immigration matters in the U.S

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Recent documents

Wed, 14 Jul

Opening statement, Suzanne Keatinge, CEO, Dóchas

Opening statement, Suzanne Keatinge, CEO, Dóchas ()

Wed, 14 Jul

Opening statement, Dominic MacSorley, CEO, Concern

Opening statement, Dominic MacSorley, CEO, Concern ()

Tue, 13 Jul

Opening statement, Coalition for Irish Immigration Centers

Opening statement, Coalition for Irish Immigration Centers ()

Recent reports

Tue, 13 Jul 2021

Report on Demolitions and Displacements in the occupied Palestinian Territory
Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence Report on Demolitions and Displacements in the occupied Palestinian Territory July 2021

Fri, 5 Mar 2021

Report on the Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines to Developing Countries
Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence Report on the Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines to Developing Countries March 2021

Mon, 8 Feb 2021

Work Programme 2021
Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence Work Programme 2021

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Department of Defence.

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the areas of agriculture, food and the marine is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Noel Murphy

(01) 618 3167

jcfad@oireachtas.ie

 

Press officer
Petrina Vousden
(01) 618 3437
(085) 8745 295
petrina.vousden@oireachtas.ie