Earlier today, at the Inter-governmental Conference
in Brussels, Montenegro opened two new EU accession negotiations chapters: 7 Intellectual Property Rights, and 10 Information Society and Media.
Dear Santa, don't bring any more policing legislation, no more North/South Ministerial Council, no more all-Ireland implementation bodies, no more Executives, no more Assemblies, no more British/Irish Councils, definitely no more British Irish Inter-Governmental conference
Mr Maude said the Conservatives would go to the EU summit in Gothenburg on June 15 to demand a special inter-governmental conference
to renegotiate the treaty agreed last year.
Going back to 19-hour days in stuffy conference rooms, arguing with the mad British press about qualified majority voting and inter-governmental conference
, I'm left wondering where life went wrong.
Turkey and Armenia will form an inter-governmental conference
and discuss everything from economy to transportation in detail.
As British and Irish officials prepared for a meeting of their inter-governmental conference
on Wednesday in Dublin, nationalist SDLP leader Mark Durkan called on them to agree to implement as much of the Good Friday Accord as possible
Jonathan Evans, the Tories' all-Wales MEP, said that had the idea not been scotched at the European Parliament's Regional Affairs Committee, it would have been on the agenda for the Inter-Governmental Conference
And he insisted that all the UK's vital national interests would be protected in the inter-governmental conference
beginning in Rome next month, which will finalise the contents of the constitution.
Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Brian Cowen and Secretary of State Paul Murphy yesterday discussed the state of the process at a meeting of the British Irish Inter-Governmental conference
The Convention, headed by former FrenchPresident Giscard d'Estaing, is due to present proposals for consideration at the forthcoming EU Inter-Governmental Conference
He said he did not rule out a Labour government using the veto at the Inter-Governmental Conference
if there was no agreement on quota-hopping.
In addition to the six chapters, the Presidency reaffirmed the opening of the three chapters from the previous Inter-Governmental Conference
held in October, namely the chapters on Financial Services, on Statistics and on the Customs Union.