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11-02-2013

Delegation of the EP Committee on Employment and Social Affairs to visit Dublin, 11-12 February

On 11 February, a delegation of MEPs from the European Parliament's Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) will visit Dublin for two days during which they will hold a series of meetings with Ministers, Members of the Dail, Government Departments and NGOs. The delegation will be led by French MEP and chair of the EMPL committee, Mme Pervenche Berès, S&D.

On 11 February, a delegation of MEPs from the European Parliament's Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) will visit Dublin for two days during which they will hold a series of meetings with Ministers, Members of the Dail, Government Departments and NGOs. The delegation will be led by French MEP and chair of the EMPL committee, Mme Pervenche Berès, S&D.
Mme Pervenche Berès

On 11 February, a delegation of MEPs from the European Parliament's Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) will visit Dublin for two days during which they will hold a series of meetings with Ministers, Members of the Dail, Government Departments and NGOs. The main subjects that will be tackled include the current socio-economic and employment situation in Ireland, new financial instruments in the area of employment and social affairs for the period 2014-2020, as well as posting of workers directive.  The delegation will be led by French MEP and chair of the EMPL committee, Mme Pervenche Berès, S&D.

Press opportunities

Monday 11 February (13.00 to 12.30)
Visit to Digital Skills Academy, Crane Street, Dublin 8

Tuesday 12 February (9.30 to 11.30)
Visit to Ballymun (youngballymun and Ballymun Job Centre), Axis Arts Centre, Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin

Programme

Monday 11 February 2013

8.00 Meeting with Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

9.15 Meeting with European Anti-Poverty Network Ireland, Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed, National Youth Council of Ireland and Skillsnet

11.30 Meeting with Lucinda Creighton, Minister of State for European Affairs.

13.00 Visit to Digital Skills Academy

15.00 Meeting with Joan Burton, Minister for State for Social Protection

16.30 Meeting with IBEC

17.30 Meeting with Irish Congress of Trade Unions


Tuesday 12 February 2013

9.30 to 11.30 Visit to Ballymun (youngballymun and Ballymun Job Centre

12.30 Meeting with Members of the Irish Parliament

14.15 Meeting with Ciaran Cannon, Minister of State, Department of Education and Skills



List of participants

Pervenche BERÈS  MEP, Chairwoman - S&D

Csaba ORY MEP,EPP

Alejandro CERCAS MEP,S&D

Jean LAMBERT MEP,Greens/ALE

Emer COSTELLO MEP, S&D

Marian HARKIN MEP,ALDE

Link to the website of the Committee of Employment and Social Affairs of the European Parliament
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