APN 338 - 17/22: North South Ministerial Council Institutional Meeting

The Speaker received notification from the Executive, in accordance with section 52A (1) of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (as amended), that a North South Ministerial Council Institutional meeting will be held on 16 December 2020.

The following Executive Ministers will be in attendance:

First Minister Arlene Foster, MLA

Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill, MLA

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:


North South Ministerial Council

Twelfth Institutional Meeting

NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices


16 December 2020

Draft Agenda

1. Opening Comments

2. Response to COVID-19 [Paper NSMC IF 2 (20) 1]

3. Implications of the UK withdrawal from the EU [Paper NSMC IF 2 (20) 2]

4. New Decade New Approach Commitments [Paper NSMC IF 2 (20) 3]

5. North South Implementation Bodies and Tourism Ireland Issues [Paper NSMC IF 2 (20) 4] 

6. Sectoral Priorities [Paper NSMC IF 2 (20) 5]

7. Board Member Appointments [Paper NSMC IF 2 (20) 6]

8. Other Operational/Corporate Governance Matters:

  • Language Body Corporate Governance Matters [Paper NSMC IF 2 (20) 7A]
  • Waterways Ireland Business Plan and Budget 2020 [Paper NSMC IF 2 (20) 8A]
  • Waterways Ireland Property Disposal [Paper NSMC IF 2 (20) 9A]
  • Waterways Ireland Business Plan and Budget 2021 (tbc)

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