North South Ministerial Council Meeting in Plenary Format

The Speaker received notification from the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister, in accordance with section 52A (1) of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (as amended), that a North South Ministerial Council meeting in Plenary format  was held in Dublin on 5 July 2013.

The following Executive Ministers were in attendance:

Minister Attwood - Minister Farry
Minister Kennedy - Minister Ní Chuilín
Minister O’Dowd - Minister O’Neill
Minister Poots - Junior Minister Bell
Junior Minister McCann

The agenda for the meeting is attached. 




5 JULY 2013


1. Opening comments

2. Financial and Economic Matters

3. EU Matters                                                       [Paper NSMC P1 (13) 1]

Irish EU Presidency
Ongoing EU Issues
New PEACE IV Programme

4. Youth Employment                                        [Paper NSMC P1 (13) 2]

5. St Andrews Agreement Review                   [Paper NSMC P1 (13) 3]

6. North West Gateway Initiative                      [Paper NSMC P1 (13) 4]

7. North South Consultative Forum                [Paper NSMC P1 (13) 5]

8. Joint Secretaries’ Progress Report              [Paper NSMC P1 (13) 6]

9. Future NSMC meetings                                [Paper NSMC P1 (13) 7]

10. Draft Joint Communiqué                              [Paper NSMC P1 (13) JC]

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