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Meeting with Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence

Posted On November 17, 2021 at 2:30 pm by / Comments Off on Meeting with Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence

The CEO and Chairperson appeared before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence yesterday afternoon 16th November 2021 together with a delegation from IUNVA.

ONE concentrated on Goal 3 of our Strategic Plan – Veterans Policy. In its conclusions, the Joint Committee agreed to recommend the development of a Veterans Policy and in particular the creation of an Office of Veterans Affairs which ONE considers to be a key enabler in the delivery of further supports for veterans of the Defence Forces.

 

We submitted documentation in advance of the meeting and opened the meeting with a short presentation thereon.

The 2.5hr discussion can be viewed here: https://media.heanet.ie/page/a5bab40a72fa4e8a9a34819ef9d0168a

Here are the submission documents.
ONE Submission to the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence.
Annex A to ONE Submission to the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence.
Brief on ONE Submission to the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence