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Joint Communiqué from the Fourth Plenary of the North/South Inter-Parliamentary Association

Creator:

The North/South Inter-Parliamentary Association (NSIPA)

Subject Keywords: Substance Misuse, Politics, Political Party
Type: Event
Region: All-island
Description:

The North/South Inter-Parliamentary Association (NSIPA) which comprises of representatives from all the main political parties of the Northern Ireland Assembly and Houses of the Oireachtas, held its fourth Plenary in the Senate Chamber, Parliament Buildings, Stormont.

The meeting was jointly chaired by the Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mr William Hay, MLA and the Ceann Comhairle, Mr Seán Barrett, TD. The Association heard from a number of keynote speakers on the subjects of European Issues and Substance Misuse. 

The first session was addressed by Ms Barbara Nolan, the Head of the European Commission representation in Ireland and Ms Colette Fitzgerald, the Head of the European Commission Office in Northern Ireland. Their presentation set the context of the EU’s future work programme including the impact of political changes in 2014 with the election of a new European Parliament.  The session considered the European Union’s emergence from financial and economic crisis, including the European Semester, the EU’s Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) and the Youth Guarantee and a range of other major issues such as the Common Agricultural Policy, Horizon 2020 and the breadth of EU funding programme.

Date:

01/04/2014

Rights: © Public
Suggested citation:

The North/South Inter-Parliamentary Association (NSIPA). (2014) Joint Communiqué from the Fourth Plenary of the North/South Inter-Parliamentary Association [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/761620 [Accessed: 21st October 2019].

  

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