Meetings between EEAS and DG HOME on visa waiver

Currently waiting for a response from European External Action Service, they should respond promptly and normally no later than (details).

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:

1) A list of all meetings between EEAS officials and DG HOME officials, which took place between 1 January 2012 and 31 December 2015, in which the issue of the visa waiver agreement with the UAE was discussed;

2) Agendas, minutes, reports and other documentation of these meetings;

3) All correspondence between the EEAS and DG HOME that took place between 1 January 2012 and 31 December 2015 in which the issue of the visa waiver agreement with the UAE was mentioned. This could include but is not limited to, e-mails, text messages, basis documents, memos or drafts.

This request extends to any information that the EEAS holds in relation any of the above points, including information that may have been deemed short-lived or unimportant.

Please allow me to thank you in advance for your efforts.

Yours faithfully,

Esther Bijl
Droit au Droit
Brussels