Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Questions (259)

Andrew Doyle

Question:

259. Deputy Andrew Doyle asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport further to Parliamentary Question No. 279 on 4 July 2013, the position regarding each international organisation, international agency or international body that Ireland is a member of; that his Department or a State body or agency under the aegis of his Department is a member of; if he will provide the full list as per all other Government Departments responding to a similar parliamentary question on that date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33744/13]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The information requested by the Deputy , in respect of international organisations, agencies and bodies of which Ireland is a member through my Department is set out below. In cases where an Agency under the remit of my Department is a member of an international organisation, agency or body, this is a matter for the agency themselves.  I have referred the Deputy's question to the agencies for direct reply on this.  If you do not receive a response within ten working days please contact my private office. 

Membership of International Organisations, Agencies & Bodies

ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation)

ISASI (International Society of Air Safety Investigators)

ECAC/ACC (European Civil Aviation Conference - Group of Experts on Air Accident Investigation)

ESASI (European Society of Air Safety Investigators)

ERTICO (the network of Intelligent Transport Systems and Services stakeholders in Europe)

ROADEX (The Network is an EU funded trans-national collaboration of northern European roads organisations whose aim is to share roads information and research)

International Maritime Rescue Federation

Agreement for Co-operation in Dealing with Pollution of the North Sea by Oil (Bonn Agreement)

International Civil Aviation Organisation

Eurocontrol

European Civil Aviation Conference

European Aviation Safety Agency

International Hydrographic Organisation

International Maritime Organisation

Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control

International Association of Light House Authorities (Commissioners of Irish Lights is a member).