Activities: Inward Delegations

The visiting delegation from France in front of the Elizabeth Tower which features Big Ben

French visit in collaboration with APPG highlights improvements in this vital relationship for UK

BGIPU, in collaboration with France APPG led by Rt Hon Stephen Crabb MP, welcomed a delegation from France for a day in Parliament on 15 November. The delegation consisted of six parliamentarians from the Franco-British friendship group: Alexandre Holroyd, President of the friendship group, David Amiel, Bertrand Bouyx, Céline Calvez, Mathilde Desjonquères and Estelle Youssouffa. […]

Delegation pictured by the Elizabeth Tower on the Parliamentary Estate with BGIPU Director, Rick Nimmo

Delegation from Uruguay highlights shared values and consolidates strong bilateral relations

From 11 – 13 September, BGIPU was delighted to host a delegation from the House of Representatives of Uruguay. Arranged in close collaboration with the British Embassy in Montevideo, the visit was led by the President of the House of Representatives Sebastián Andújar, and included Second Vice-President of the House of Representatives Silvana Pérez Bonavita, […]

Belgian delegation with Lord Speaker

Belgian delegation discuss renewable energy, Brexit and regional representation

BGIPU hosted a delegation from Belgium on 4 and 5 July. The delegation included Stephanie D’Hose, President of the Belgian Senate, Andries Gryffroy, President of the 12+ Group in the IPU and Vice-President of the Belgian Senate and Michel De Maegd, Member of the Belgian IPU Group and they were accompanied by Peter Vercammen, Official of the […]

BGIPU's parliamentary side event for the Ukraine Recovery Conference was hosted in conjunction with the Ukraine APPG, FCDO and WFD.

Verkhovna Rada delegation visits to participate in Ukraine Recovery Conference in London

From 20-22 June, BGIPU had the honour to host a bilateral delegation of parliamentarians and officials from Ukraine led by Oleksandr Kornienko, First Deputy Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, in association with the Ukraine Recovery Conference. In addition to a busy programme of calls on UK parliamentary counterparts, including the Speakers of both […]

ROK delegation near Elizabeth Tower outside Westminster Hall

ROK delegation visit highlights common areas for mutual engagement on key emerging issues

BGIPU was delighted to host a reciprocal visit from Members of the Republic of Korea’s National Assembly on Wednesday 14 June, following a successful visit to Seoul last year. The visit was led by former Minister for the Environment, Hon. Jeoungae Han, who played a key role in hosting the BGIPU delegation in Seoul in […]

Delegation with Big Ben

Delegation from the Dominican Republic engage over parliamentarianism and visit the University of Oxford

BGIPU was delighted to host a delegation from the Dominican Republic from 15 – 19 May 2023. The visit was led by Deputy President of the House of Deputies Olfanny Mendez Matos, and also included Deputy President of the Senate Santiago Zorilla, Spokesperson of the Opposition Aris Yvan Lorenzo, Senator Lia Diaz de Diaz, Deputy […]

The delegation from Armenia visited the Palace of Westminster from 6 to 8 March 2023

Armenia delegation call for increased UK influence to encourage peace in the south Caucasus

BGIPU was delighted to host a delegation from Armenia from 6-8 March 2023. Arranged in close collaboration with the APPG for Armenia, the visit was led by Eduard Aghajanyan MP, Chair of the Armenian friendship group with the UK, and also included Sargis Khandanyan MP, Chair of the Armenian Foreign Affairs Committee, Maria Karapetyan MP, […]

Delegation from Latvia greeted by BGIPU Chair, Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP

Latvian delegation focused on defence and security issues in exchanges with UK MPs/Peers

A delegation from the Saeima (Latvian Parliamentarian) visited UK from 20-22 February 2023 led by Mr Rihards Kols, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee (National Alliance Parliamentary Group), Ms Antoņina Nenaseva (Progressives Parliamentary Group), Mr Gatis Liepins (The New Unity Parliamentary Group), Ms Viktorija Pleskane (Stability! Parliamentary Group), Mr Jānis Vucans (Union of Green and […]