Is féidir le coiste cinneadh a dhéanamh misin a eagrú chuig Ballstát lasmuigh d'AE nó chuig comhdhálacha idirnáisiúnta. Tugtar faoi mhisin i bhfeidhmiú na gcumhachtaí a thugtar don choiste agus tá siad comhdhéanta de líon teoranta de chomhaltaí an choiste. Féadfaidh coistí chomh maith, go ceann tréimhse nach faide ná trí lá, toscaireacht triúir a sheoladh chuig na gníomhaireachtaí a bhfuil siad freagrach go príomha astu. Ar an leathanach seo, gheobhaidh tú an fhaisnéis go léir a bhaineann le misin shonracha.

FATCA, Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act concept - written text FATCA, world globe in background

A delegation of the PETI Committee will go to Washington DC from 18 to 22 July, to raise awareness and discuss the impact of the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) on EU citizens and to have exchanges of views with tax officials, Senators and Representatives in Congress and stakeholders, to find concrete solutions for the problems of the numerous EU citizens and their family members impacted by the extraterritorial application of citizenship-based taxation.

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Between 18 and 20 July, a delegation of the International Trade Committee will visit Bangladesh to discuss the country's status as a beneficiary of the EU’s Everything but Arms trade preference scheme through which all Bangladeshi exports (except arms and ammunition) can enter the EU duty- and quota-free.

pictograms of the UN SDGs

A delegation of 7 Members of the European Parliament, from the Committee on Development and the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, took part in the ministerial segment of the UN High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development, 13-15 July 2022 in New York, USA.

Shoal of fish swimming in the depths of the sea

A group of 12 MEPs from the Committees on Fisheries, Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and Development were part of the EU delegation to the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon from 27 June to 1 July 2022.

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From 15 to 17 June a delegation of the Committee on Development travelled to Moldova to examine the situation of Ukrainian refugees arriving and staying in Moldova and the humanitarian response funded by the EU and implemented by UN agencies and NGOs.

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A delegation of 8 Members of the Committee on International Trade (INTA) travelled to Geneva from 12 to 15 June for the 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). They held a series of bilateral meetings with ministers, pressing them to reach an agreement on issues such as unsustainable fisheries subsidies, agriculture, e-commerce and a possible waiver of intellectual property (IP) rights on COVID-19 vaccines and treatments.

Photo showing some of the ING2 Members together with Mr Jānis Sārts, Director of the NATO StratCom

Members from the Special Committee on Foreign Interference went to Riga on 24 May to meet officials from the NATO Strategic Communication Centre, ahead of the Riga StratCom Dialogue, which took place on 25 and 26 May. The event gathered the strategic communications community in the aftermath of Russian aggression.

Albania and Montenegro

The AFET delegation visited Albania and Montenegro from 23 to 26 May 2022. The main purpose of the mission was to reconfirm Albania’s readiness to start EU accession negotiations and to express support and encouragement for Montenegro’s efforts to conclude them.

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The Committee on Petitions organised a Fact-Finding visit to the Hauts de France region to acquire first hand knowledge of the challenging security and safety situation of truck drivers, who have become victims of organised crime engaged in cargo theft and human trafficking, often combined with violence towards drivers who are also at risk of fuel theft, armed robberies and intrusions.

FISC Subcommittee

Members of the FISC Subcommittee will travel to Washington D.C. from 23 to 25 May 2022. The delegation, led by the Chair, Mr. Paul Tang, will meet with representatives of key institutions, such as the Senate’s Finance Committee, the US Department of Treasury, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, as well as stakeholders from the private sector and civil society.

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An ad hoc delegation of eight Members traveled to Santiago de Chile from 23 to 25 May 2022 to discuss the progress of the modernisation of the trade part of the existing 2002 EU-Chile Association Agreement and other bilateral trade matters.

Flag of Madagascar

A delegation of the Committee on Development travelled to Madagascar from 23 to 25 May 2022. The overall aims of the mission were for Members to inspect the response to the current famine in the southern Grand Sud region and to assess more generally the use of humanitarian and development assistance in the country for building resilience to food crises induced by climate change and droughts.