Meetings between FISMA and UAE in 2019, 2020 and 2021
Esther Bijl made this access to documents request to Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
Dear Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union,
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:
- A list of all meetings of DG FISMA officials with United Arab Emirates representatives, including with UAE government officials (or their representatives), with employees of the UAE Embassy to the EU (incl. the Ambassador, incl. their representatives), as well as with employees and/or consultants working for lobby and/or consultancy and/or PR firms where the UAE is a client, that took place between 15 July 2019 and 15 July 2021;
- Agendas, minutes, reports and other documentation of these meetings;
- All correspondence that took place between 15 July 2019 and 15 July 2021 between DG JUST officials and UAE representatives, including UAE government officials (or their representatives), employees of the UAE Embassy to the EU (incl. the Ambassador, incl. their representatives), as well as employees and/or consultants working for lobby and/or consultancy and/or PR firms where the UAE is a client. 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 Commission 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.
Droit au Droit
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Dear HOME NOTIFICATIONS C5 and/or SG ACCES DOCUMENTS,
It seems that the response to my request has been delayed. By law, I should have received a response by 13 August. As such, I would like again to draw attention to my submission and request to receive a response and the requested documents as soon as possible.
Dear HOME NOTIFICATIONS C5,
Following your earlier message about publishing personal correspondence on a third party website, I am writing to let you know that you may also send your replies directly to me at e.j.s.bijl[at]gmail.com.
Dear Mrs Bijl,
An e-mail dated 04/08/2021 has been sent regarding your request to access to document Gestdem 2021/4721.
Please find our e-mail attached for your convenience.
We would like to ask you if you refer to another request to document.
DIRECTORATE-GENERAL MIGRATION AND HOME AFFAIRS
Directorate C: Migration, Protection and Visa
Unit C5 : Visa Policy
LX 46 04/76
B – 1049 Brussels (Belgium)
Dear Ms Bijl,
Please find attached our reply concerning your application for access to
documents – GESTDEM 2021/5057.
With kind regards,
JUST ACCESS DOCUMENTS
Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers
Rue Montoyer 59
B-1049 Brussels, Belgium