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Last Updated - 22 June 2017, 10:28

There are no scheduled meetings for this Committee available at this time.

The committee shadows and scrutinises the work of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Department of Defence.

Date established: 16 Jun 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Press releases

24 May 2017, 15.00

Foreign Affairs Committee to hear from Minister Flanagan on the work of the Foreign Affairs Council

23 May 2017, 10.00

Foreign Affairs Committee express sincere condolences to those affected by last night’s act of terror in Manchester

17 May 2017, 15.00

Foreign Affairs Committee to meet with UN director for the coordination of humanitarian affairs, Irishman John Ging

Recent videos

Foreign Affairs and Trade and Defence JC

Thu, 22 Jun 2017

Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence

 The situation in Ukraine

Foreign Affairs and Trade and Defence

Thu, 25 May 2017

Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence

The Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Partnership and Cooperation between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and Mongolia, of the other part
In attendance: Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade

Foreign Affairs and Trade and Defence JC

Thu, 25 May 2017

Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence

Matters considered by the Foreign Affairs Council and other matters relating to foreign affairs and trade [Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade]

Recent debates

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Joint Committee

Situation in Ukraine: Mrs. Olena Shaloput

Thursday, 25 May 2017

Select Committee

Message to Dáil

Thursday, 25 May 2017

Joint Committee

EU Foreign Affairs Council

Recent documents

Thursday, 25 May 2017

Opening Statement, Minister Charles Flanagan

Thursday, 06 Apr 2017

Opening Statement, Raphaëlle Faure, ODI

Thursday, 06 Apr 2017

Opening Statement, Oxfam Ireland

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Select committee

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence.

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EU scrutiny

EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the area of foreign affairs and trade and defence is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Noel Murphy
(01) 618 3167
foreignaffairs@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Liam O'Brien
(01) 618 4484
(086) 189 5098
liam.obrien@oireachtas.ie