Irish Election Observers on EU missions

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Dear European External Action Service,

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:

- containing the number of Short Term and Long Term Election
Observers proposed for each of the EU Election Observation Mission
to the European Commission by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of
Ireland in the period from 1st January 2017 to 13th 2019,

- containing the number of Short Term and Long Term Election
Observers selected by the European Commission from those candidates
which were proposed for each of the EU Election Observation Mission
by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of
Ireland in the period from 1st January 2017 to 13th 2019,

- containing the number of posts of Short Term and Long Term
Election Observers available for Irish candidates which could
be proposed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of
Ireland ,and selected by the European Commission in regard to
fulfil the national balance of Irish candidates in the total
number of all candidates for each of the EU Election Observation
Mission in the period from 1st January 2017 to 13th 2019,

Please state the numbers of upper mentioned Irish Short Term
and Long Term proposed and selected Election Observers separately
by the type and by each EU Election Observation Mission in the
period from 1st January 2017 to 13th 2019,

Please also state the number of upper mentioned Irish Short
Term and Long Term proposed and selected Election Observers how
many of them were Irish civil servants, public officials or
public employees separately for each EU Election Observation
Mission in the period from 1st January 2017 to 13th 2019.

Regards,

Michael Grange

Dear European External Action Service,
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:

- containing the number of Short Term and Long Term Election
Observers proposed for each of the EU Election Observation Mission
to the European Commission by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of
Ireland in the period from 1st January 2017 to 13th December 2019,

- containing the number of Short Term and Long Term Election
Observers selected by the European Commission from those candidates
which were proposed for each of the EU Election Observation Mission
by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of
Ireland in the period from 1st January 2017 to 13th December 2019,

- containing the number of posts of Short Term and Long Term
Election Observers available for Irish candidates which could
be proposed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of
Ireland ,and selected by the European Commission in regard to
fulfil the national balance of Irish candidates in the total
number of all candidates for each of the EU Election Observation
Mission in the period from 1st January 2017 to 13th December 2019,

Please state the numbers of upper mentioned Irish Short Term
and Long Term proposed and selected Election Observers separately
by the type and by each EU Election Observation Mission in the
period from 1st January 2017 to 13th December 2019,

Please also state the number of upper mentioned Irish Short
Term and Long Term proposed and selected Election Observers how
many of them were Irish civil servants, public officials or
public employees separately for each EU Election Observation
Mission in the period from 1st January 2017 to 13th December 2019.

Regards,

Michael Grange

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under reference number Ares(2019)7835629.

 

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relations with the public (Commission Decision of 17 October 2000 amending
its Rules of Procedure). In accordance with Section 4 of the above
mentioned Code, your application will be handled within 15 working days.
The time limit will expire on 15 January 2020. In case this time limit
needs to be extended, you will be informed in due course.

 

You have lodged your application via the AsktheEU.org website. Please note
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