Neven Mimica's cabinet meetings with religious lobbyists

Álvaro Merino made this access to documents request to International Cooperation and Development

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From: Álvaro Merino

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Dear DG DEVCO,

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 lobby meetings held by the commissioner in charge of International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, or any other member of its Cabinet with any organisations representing churches and/or religious communities since 2014 onwards, including all emails, minutes, reports or any other briefing papers related to all those meetings.

Yours faithfully,

Álvaro Merino
Calle Ricardo Ortiz 61 , 1B.
28017 Madrid.

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Dear Sir,

 

Thank you for your e-mail dated 17/03/2019. We hereby acknowledge receipt
of your application for access to documents, which was registered on
18/03/2019 under reference number GestDem 2019/1607.

 

In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to
European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application
will be handled within 15 working days. The time limit will expire on
8/04/2019. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be
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Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development

1049 Bruxelles/Brussel

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Dear Mr Merino,

 

Please find attached a correspondence with DG DEVCO related to your access
to documents registered under GESTDEM reference number 2019/1607.

 

Kind regards

 

DEVCO B1

 

Assistant DEVCO B1

 

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European Commission

International Cooperation and Development

People and Peace
Gender Equality, Human Rights and Democratic Governance
DEVCO B1

 

 

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Dear Mr Merino,

 

Please find attached a correspondence with the European Commission
regarding your request for access to documents under Gestdem number
2019/1607.

 

Kind regards,

 

DEVCO B1 Assistant DEVCO B1

 

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European Commission

International Cooperation and Development

People and Peace
Gender Equality, Human Rights and Democratic Governance
DEVCO B1

 

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From: Álvaro Merino

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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 'Neven Mimica's cabinet meetings with religious lobbyists'.

In my request, I made a double petition: on the one hand, a list of all meetings held by the Comissioner or any member of his Cabinet with any organisations representing churches and/or religious communities since 2014 onwards; and, on the other hand, all emails, minutes, reports or any other briefing papers related to all those meetings. Only the first one has been attended.

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

Yours faithfully,

Álvaro Merino

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[1]Ares(2019)3005654 - Internal review of access to documents request -
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Dear Sir,

Thank you for your email dated 03/05/2019 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 2019/1607.

We hereby acknowledge receipt of your confirmatory application for access
to documents which was registered on 06/05/2019 (Ares(2019)3005334).

Your application will be handled within 15 working days (28/05/2019). In
case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be informed in due
course.

Please be informed that the answer to your confirmatory application is a
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Yours faithfully,

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

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Attachment 2.Briefing note for the meeting between CAB and AACC.pdf.pdf.pdf
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Attachment 2.Meeting between CAB and All African Council of Churches 27 11 2018.pdf.pdf
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Dear Mr Merino,

Please find attached a reply to your request for access to documents registered under GESTDEM reference number 2019/1607.

Kind regards,

DEVCO B1 secretariat

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