International Activity

Published 01/12/2022   |   Last Updated 17/06/2024   |   Reading Time minutes

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2024

 

BIMR CWP Steering Committee Meeting

29 January 2024

Attended by Delyth Jewell MS, Rhianon Passmore MS, and Natasha Asghar MS

BIPA Committee D Meeting, Edinburgh

18-19 January 2024

Attended by Heledd Fychan MS

Fiji Clerks Attachment

21 February 2024

Two Day Programme at the Senedd led by the Finance Committee

Sean O Fearghail TD, Ceann Comhairle

7 March 2024

Day Programme including meetings with the Llywydd, the Deputy Presiding Officer, and various Members of the Senedd

BIMR Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Conference, Malta

7-8 March 2024

Attended by Rhianon Passmore MS and Janet Finch Saunders MS

75th Anniversary of the Commonwealth of Nations Special Celebration, Westminster

10-11 March 2024

Attended by the Deputy Presiding Officer

CPA Westminster Seminar

11-15 March 2024

Attended by Carolyn Thomas MS

CPA Westminster Seminar - Senedd Day Programme

14 March

Programme

BIPA Committee B Meeting, Helsinki and Tallinn

21-23 March

Attended by Darren Millar MS

Bronwyn Taylor MLC, New South Wales Legislative Council

26 March

Tour of the Senedd

66th BIPA Conference, County Wicklow

14-16 April

Attended by Heledd Fychan MS, Sarah Murphy MS, and Darren Millar MS

BIMR Annual Conference, St Helena

18-25 May

Attended by Natasha Asghar MS

The Honourable Nathalie Roy MNA, Speaker of the Quebec National Assembly (joined by Parliamentary delegation)

11 June 2024

Day Programme including meetings with the Llywydd, the Deputy Presiding Officer, and various Members of the Senedd

His Excellency Pedro Serrano, EU Ambassador to the UK (accompanied by His Excellency Bernhard Wrabetz - Austrian Ambassador the the UK, and His Excellency Kyriacos Kouros - High Commissioner of Cyprus to the UK)

12 June 2024

Day Programme including meetings with the Llywydd, the Deputy Presiding Officer, and various Members of the Senedd

2023

 

CPA Canadian Delegation to the UK

18 January 2023

Meeting with the Deputy Presiding Officer and various Members of the Senedd

Catalan Government Representative to the UK

25 January 2023

Meeting with the Llywydd

Martin Fraser, Irish Ambassador to the UK

3 February 2023

Meeting with the Deputy Presiding Officer

CPA UK ‘Trade Workshop for Overseas Territories, Crown Dependencies and Devolved Legislatures’, Westminster

6-8 February 2023

Attended by Alun Davies MS

Report

Quadrilateral Meeting, Belfast

23-24 February 2023

Attended by the Llywydd and Clerk

St. David’s Day Reception, Brussels

1-2 March 2023

Attended by the Deputy Presiding Officer

63rd BIPA Extraordinary Conference, Belfast – 25th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement

5-6 March 2023

Attended by the Deputy Presiding Officer, Darren Millar MS, Sarah Murphy MS, and Cefin Campbell MS

Programme

CPA Westminster Seminar

13-17 March 2023

Attended by Peredur Owen Griffiths MS and Second Clerk Owain Davies

Report

Irish Minister Jennifer MacNeill

16 March 2023

Meeting with the Deputy Presiding Officer, the Senedd’s BIPA Members, and representatives of the CCWLSIR Committee

Meeting with EU Ambassador (and other Ambassadors from around the EU) – Hosted by the Deputy Presiding Officer

21 March 2023

Attended by the Llywydd and Deputy Presiding Officer

25th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, Belfast – Hosted by the Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly

7-8 April 2023

Attended by the Deputy Presiding Officer and Clerk

Her Excellency Hélène Tréheux-Duchêne, French Ambassador to the UK

24-25 April 2023

Tour of the Senedd

BIPA Steering Committee Meeting, Dublin

24-25 April 2023

Attended by the Deputy Presiding Officer and Darren Millar MS

The Honourable Mark Shelton MP, Speaker of the Tasmanian House of Assembly

25 April 2023

Meeting with the Llywydd

BIMR Annual Conference, Westminster

25-27 April 2023

Attended by the Deputy Presiding Officer, Joyce Watson MS, Rhiannon Passmore MS, and Rhun ap Iorwerth MS

Report

64th BIPA Conference, Jersey

14-16 May 2023

Attended by the Deputy Presiding Officer and Joyce Watson MS

Transcript

His Excellency José Pascual Marco Martínez, Spanish Ambassador to the UK

24 May 2023

Meeting with the Deputy Presiding Officer

Women Political Leaders Summit 2023, Brussels

6-8 June 2023

Attended by Rhianon Passmore MS

His Excellency Emmanuel Mallia, Maltese High Commissioner to the UK

14 June 2023

Meeting with the Deputy Presiding Officer

Mr. Stephen Twigg, Secretary General of the CPA

20 June 2023

Day Programme

Tynwald Day 2023

3-6 July 2023

Attended by Janet Finch Saunders MS

BIPA Committee B Meeting, Dublin

7-8 July 2023

Attended by Darren Millar MS

Professor Peter Katjavivi, Speaker of the National Assembly of Namibia

17 July 2023

Meeting with the Deputy Presiding Officer

Inaugural Speakers of the Isles, Kildare

23-25 July 2023

Attended by the Llywydd

Programme

CPA Virtual Webinar on Sustainable Development Goals

30 August 2023

Attended by Huw Irranca-Davies MS

His Excellency Thani Thongphakdi, Thai Ambassador to the UK

8 September 2023

Tour of the Senedd

BIPA Steering Committee Meeting

18 September 2023

Meeting with the Deputy Presiding Officer and Darren Millar MS, and a tour of the Senedd

Programme

Her Excellency Jane Hartley, United States Ambassador to the UK

20 September 2023

Meeting with the Llywydd

His Excellency Inigo Lambertini, Italian Ambassador to the UK

21 September 2023

Meeting with the Deputy Presiding Officer and tour of the Senedd

Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, Accra

1-5 October 2023

Attended by Carolyn Thomas MS and Adam Price MS

Report

His Excellency Marin Raykov, Bulgarian Ambassador to the UK

4 Hydref 2023

Tour of the Senedd

65th BIPA Conference, Kildare

22-24 October 2023

Attended by the Deputy Presiding Officer, Heledd Fychan MS, Sarah Murphy MS, and Darren Millar MS

Transcript

Mr. Ian Law, New Zealand Parliamentary Official

26 October 2023

Tour of the Senedd and a series of presentations/discussions

Day Programme

Malaysian Young Leaders Programme Delegation

30 October 2023

Tour of the Senedd

Reykjavik Global Forum – Women Leaders

12-15 November 2023

Attended by Rhianon Passmore MS

Programme

CPA Canadian Delegation to the UK

14-15 November 2023

Attended by the Deputy Presiding Officer, Rhun ap Iorwerth MS, Carolyn Thomas MS, and Alun Davies MS

Her Excellency Amani Sara Affoué, Côte d'Ivoire Ambassador to the UK

13 December 2023

Meeting with the Llywydd, and tour of the Senedd

2022

 

His Excellency the Hon. George Brandis QC, Australian High Commissioner to the UK

15 February 2022

Meeting with the Llywydd

BIPA Committee C Meeting, London

27 February 2022

Attended by Sarah Murphy MS

61st BIPA Conference, Westminster

28 February 2022

Attended by the Deputy Presiding Officer, Heledd Fychan MS, and Sarah Murphy MS

Transcript

CPA Westminster Seminar

14-18 March 2022

Attended by Natasha Asghar MS and Sam Rowlands MS

Report

Deputy Chief Minister of Gibraltar 

18 March 2022

Meeting with the Deputy Presiding Officer

Her Excellency Jukka Siukosari, Finnish Ambassador to the UK

23 March 2022

Meeting with the Llywydd

BIMR Annual Conference, Isle of Man 

23-25 March 2022

Attended by Rhun ap Iorwerth MS and Natasha Asghar MS

Report

BIMR CWP Steering Committee Meeting

25 March 2022

Attended by Rhianon Passmore MS and Natasha Asghar MS

​Her Excellency Angela Ponomariov, Moldovan Ambassador to the UK

30 March 2022

Meeting with the Deputy Presiding Officer

Her Excellency Ivita Burmistre, Latvian Ambassador to the UK

26 April 2022

Meeting with the Llywydd

Delegation from Western Cape Provincial Parliament, led by Speaker Masizole Mnqasela

3 May 2022

Day Programme & Meeting with the Llywydd

​Sonia Hornery MP, Parliament of New South Wales

28 June 2022

Day Programme 

​The Hon. Adam Searle MLC, Parliament of New South Wales

12 July 2022

Day Programme 

Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, Nova Scotia

20-26 August 2022

Attended by Sarah Murphy MS and Huw Irranca-Davies MS

Report

BIMR Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Conference, Gibraltar

4-7 October 2022

Attended by Buffy Williams MS, Heledd Fychan MS, and Rhianon Passmore MS

Report

His Excellency Miguel Berger, German Ambassador to the UK

5 October 2022

Meeting with the Llywydd

BIPA Committee B Meeting, Westminster

13 October 2022

Attended by Darren Millar MS

62nd BIPA Conference, Cavan

23-25 October 2022

Attended by the Deputy Presiding Officer, Heledd Fychan MS, John Griffiths MS, and Darren Millar MS

Transcript

 

2021

 

60th BIPA Virtual Conference

22 February 2021

Attended by Darren Millar MS

Transcript

BIMR Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Virtual Conference

25-26 February 2021

Attended by Suzy Davies MS, Rhianon Passmore MS, and Joyce Watson MS

CPA UK & Sierra Leone Parliament: Legislative Scrutiny Workshop

26 February 2021

Attended by the Deputy Presiding Officer

CPA UK Roundtable on Violence Against Women

1 March 2021

Attended by Joyce Watson MS

CPA UK Virtual Climate Change Forum

22-24 March 2021

Attended by Janet Finch Saunders MS, Joyce Watson MS, and Jenny Rathbone MS

​Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to the UK, His Excellency Mr Robert Ondrejcsak

7 June 2021

Virtual meeting with the Deputy Presiding Officer

​BIMR Annual Conference, Belfast 

21-23 September 2021

Attended by Rhun ap Iorwerth MS, David Rees MS (DPO), Sam Rowlands MS, Rhianon Passmore MS

Report

João Vale de Almeida, EU Ambassador to the UK 

13 October 2021

Meeting with the Deputy Presiding Officer

COP26, Glasgow 

3-5 November 2021 

Attended by the Deputy Presiding Officer

Her Excellency Catherine Colonna, French Ambassador to the UK

23 November 2021

Meeting with the Llywydd