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04-04-2013

Visit of European Parliament Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety to Ireland 4-5 April

Pilar Ayuso, MEP
Pilar Ayuso, MEP

Members of the European Parliament's Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety will be in Ireland from 4-5 April and will hold a series of meetings with government, officials and stakeholders. The delegation will be led by Spanish MEP Pilar AYUSO (EPP). Irish MEPs of the Environment Committee Nessa CHILDERS (S&D) and Mairead MCGUINNESS (EPP) will also take part in the visit.

 

Programme

Thursday 4 April

9.00-10.30 Irish Environmental NGOs: An Taisce, Feasta, Irish Natural Forestry Foundation, Coastwatch Europe, Birdwatch Ireland , CELT

11.00-12.15 Phil Hogan TD, Minister for the Environment and Local Government

12.30-13.30 Martin Higgins, Chief Executive of Safefood (cross-border Food Safety Board)

14.00-15.00 James Reilly TD, Minister for Health

15.00-19.00 Vists to Industrial cutaway raised bog and IPCC bog restoration demonstration project County Kildare/Landfill site managed by Environmental Protection Agency, County Kildare

Friday 5 April

9.00-10.15 Chief Veterinary Officer and A/SG with responsibility for Animal Health/Food Hygiene at the Department of Agriculture

11.15-15.15 Visit to European Food and Veterinary Office (FVO), Grange, County Meath

Members of Parliament participating in the visit:

Pilar AYUSO (EPP)
Sophie AUCONIE (EPP)
Esther DE LANGE (EPP)
Anna ROSBACH (ECR)
Nessa CHILDERS (S&D)
Mairead MCGUINNESS (EPP)