On 20 November, ALDE Party co-President Senator Timmy Dooley chaired a meeting of Ministers from our political family in Brussels ahead of the Agriculture and Fisheries (AGRIFISH) Council of the European Union.
During the meeting co-hosted by ALDE Party and Renew Europe, Ministers discussed items on the Council’s agenda including rural development, fishing opportunities for 2024, implementation of the forestry strategy and new genomic techniques.
Early start in Brussels as Co President of ALDE party which FIanna Fáil is part of. Chairing a meeting of Agriculture Ministers to coordinate the ALDE position prior to the Council meeting - important discussions on support for rural communities and future policies on forestry. pic.twitter.com/JpezOT30J4— Timmy Dooley (@timmydooley) November 20, 2023
Attended a productive meeting this morning in Brussels of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (@ALDEParty) chaired by Senator @timmydooley, ALDE Party Co-President. Issues discussed included rural development, EU forestry strategy, and fishing opportunities for 2024 pic.twitter.com/mnBfDx8v5J— Charlie McConalogue (@McConalogue) November 20, 2023
- Eva Knez, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Agriculture, (Gibanje Svoboda!, SI)
- Kiril Marinov Vatev, Minister of Agriculture (Independent, BG)
- Charlie McConalogue, Minister of Agriculture and the Marine (Fianna Fáil, IE)
- Petros Xenophontos, Agriculture, Minister of Rural Development and Environment, (DEPA, CY)