Correspondence between Jan Figel and churches

Josefina Martí made this access to documents request to International Cooperation and Development

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From: Josefina Martí

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Dear International Cooperation and Development,

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:

1) All the correspondence (including phone calls, emails and files attached, letters) between the Special Envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion or belief outside the EU, Ján Figeľ, and churches, religious communities or any organizations representing churches and religious communities. The information I ask is from May 2016.
2) A list of all the meetings (from May 2016) and all documents produced and exchanged in those meetings between Jan Figel and churches, religious communities or any organizations representing churches and religious communities.

Yours faithfully,

Josefina Martí
Juan Bravo 62
28006
Madrid
Spain

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Dear Madam,

 

Thank you for your e-mail dated 11/03/2019. We hereby acknowledge receipt
of your application for access to documents, which was registered on
5/03/2019 under reference number GestDem 2019/1477.

 

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Dear Madam,

Subject:       Your application for access to documents – Ref GestDem No
20191477

We refer to your e-mail dated 12/03/2019 in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered on 12/03/2019 under the above mentioned
reference number.

Your application is currently being handled. However, we will not be in a
position to complete the handling of your application within the time
limit of 15 working days, which expires on 02/04/2019.

An extended time limit is needed as your application concerned a large
number of files that have to be examined in order to retrieve the
documents requested.

Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in
accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 23/04/2019.

We apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.

Yours faithfully,

 

Devco EIDHR Team

 

 

 

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From: Josefina Martí

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Dear International Cooperation and Development,

The time limit has already passed. I should have received my response by now. Please, could you tell me when will it be ready?

Yours faithfully,

Josefina Martí

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From: Josefina Martí

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Dear International Cooperation and Development,

Please pass this on to the person who reviews confirmatory applications.

I am filing the following confirmatory application with regards to my access to documents request 'Correspondence between Jan Figel and churches'.

The time limit has passed and I haven't got any answer yet.

A full history of my request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/corr...

Yours faithfully,

Josefina Martí

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[1]Ares(2019)2876325 - RE: Internal review of access to documents request
- Correspondence between Jan Figel and churches

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Dear Madam,

Thank you for your email dated 29/04/2019 by which you request, pursuant
to Regulation No 1049/2001 regarding public access to European Parliament,
Council and Commission documents, a review of the position taken by DG
DEVCO in reply to your initial application GESTDEM 2019/1477.

We hereby acknowledge receipt of your confirmatory application for access
to documents which was registered on 29/04/2019 (Ares(2019)2876031).

Your application will be handled within 15 working days (22/05/2019).  In
case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be informed in due
course.

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Yours faithfully,

Access to documents team (RC)
SG.C.1
Transparency
Berl. 07/251

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Attachment 1a.19th Annual EPP Group Dialogue with interreligious leaders email.pdf
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Attachment 1b.19th Annual EPP Group Dialogue with Churches and Religious Institutions invitation letter.pdf
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Attachment 2.Letter from Bah International Community to EU Special Envoy.pdf
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Attachment 3.email after meeting with the Cardinal Bo Myanmar.pdf
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Attachment 4.minutes meeting with HH Dalai Lama 8th september 2016.docx.pdf
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Attachment 5.Meeting between Jan Figel and a representative of the Christian Catholics from in Syria 27.01.2017.pdf
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Attachment 6.Invitation to the annual meeting of EPRID.pdf
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Attachment 7.Request for a meeting Jehovah s Witnesses email.pdf
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Attachment 8.Minutes of the meeting between Jan Figel and the Jehovah Witnesses 27.03.2017.pdf
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Attachment 9a.Email Congratulatory note from the Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints.pdf
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Attachment 9b.Congratulatory note on the extension of the Special Envoy mandate.pdf
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Attachment 10.20170530 Letter to Jan Figel role of religion in society bahai.pdf
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Attachment 11.invitation by European Jewish Association working lunch 20 6 2018.pdf
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Attachment 12.Meeting between Jan Figel and the patriarchs from Middle East 11.12.2018.pdf
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Attachment 13.exchange of email with evangelical organisation in India.pdf
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Attachment Note Marti pour liste de documents 2019 1477 rev.R3 003.doc.pdf
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Dear Ms Martí,

Please find attached a reply to your access to documents request registered under GESTDEM reference number 2019/1477.

Kind regards,

DG DEVCO B1 Assistant

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From: Josefina Martí

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Dear International Cooperation and Development,

Thank you for your answer. However I cannot see in the documents the list of all the meetings, which were asked in the second point of my request.

2 - A list of all the meetings (from May 2016) between Ján Figeľ and churches, religious communities or any
organizations representing churches and religious communities.

Yours faithfully,

Josefina Martí

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