Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs travel to The Gambia

Press Release

A delegation of six MEPs from the Committee on Foreign Affairs will visit The Gambia and Senegal to engage with partners in West Africa from 4 to 6 April.

MEPs from the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, led by the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee David McAllister (EPP, Germany), will visit The Gambia and Senegal between 4 and 6 April.

During their visit to Banjul on 4 and 5 April, MEPs will meet with representatives of The Gambia’s government, as well as parliamentary counterparts not only to discuss global and regional issues of mutual interest, but also to exchange on the ongoing democratic consolidation process in the country. They will engage with officials from UN bodies as well as representatives of civil society and heads of EU member state diplomatic missions. As part of their visit, MEPs will also visit an EU-funded project to understand the EU financial support delivered to the country better.

The Committee Chair will be joined by five other MEPs: Željana Zovko (EPP, Croatia), Sven Simon (EPP, Germany), Tonino Picula (S&D, Croatia), Javier Nart (Renew Europe, Spain) and Jean-Lin Lacapelle (ID, France). 

Raphaël Brigandi

Political Officer

Delegation of the European Union to the Gambia

74, Atlantic Road, Fajara – P.0. 512

Banjul, The Gambia

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