Funds from the World Economic Forum in relation to Covid-19

Information Standards Freedom of Information Response

Our Ref: FOI 57-21

14 December 2021



Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“FOIA”)


I am writing to confirm that the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission (Assembly Commission) has processed your request dated 1 December 2021 in line with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. In your request, you asked:

“Please could you handle a request under FOI;

1) has the NI Assembly accepted funds from the World Economic Forum in relation to COVID-19

2) if so, what is the amount and agreement it is to be used for.”

The Assembly Commission does not hold any information in relation to this matter.

You have the right to request a formal review by the Assembly Commission and if you wish to do so, please write to me at the above address.

If after such an internal review you are still unhappy with the response, you have the right to appeal to the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF who will undertake an independent review.

The Assembly Commission may publish details of your FOI request and our official response within the organisational disclosure log. The request will be completely anonymised and you will not be identified in any way. This is to meet the requirements as laid out by in the agreed publication scheme with the Information Commissioners’ Office.


Yours sincerely