Dear Permanent Representation of Netherlands to the EU,
Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:
-all correspondence (including emails), agendas, minutes of meetings and any other reports of such meetings where proposed regulation on conflict minerals was discussed* (between March 5th 2014 and June 15th 2016). These include -- but are not limited to -- correspondences, agendas and minutes of meetings related to the Trade Policy Committee (TPC), the Working Party on Trade Questions (WPTQ), COREPER II, the Antici Group and the Foreign Affairs Council.
This request includes all officials and/or representatives of the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU, including the ambassadors Pieter de Gooijer, Wepke Kingma and Carola van Rijnsoever.
Do not hesitate to get back to me should you need any further information which could facilitate your research.
*Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL setting up a Union system for supply chain due diligence self-certification of responsible importers of tin, tantalum and tungsten, their ores, and gold originating in conflict affected and high-risk areas.
Dear Ms Delhaye,
Thank you for your e-mail. For applications concerning Regulation 1049/2001 we kindly refer you the European Commission, the European Parliament or the Council since this regulation applies to those institutions.
Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the EU