Welcome from the Chair

Welcome to the pages of the European Parliament's Delegation for relations with the United States of America (D-US).

As Chair of this 63-member strong delegation, I have the honour of presiding over our regular meetings in Brussels and Strasbourg, many of which are webstreamed live and can be followed on this website.

I also have the privilege of co-chairing the inter-parliamentary meetings (IPMs) we hold twice a year with colleagues from the House of Representatives of the United States Congress.

Our next meeting will be the 84th EU-US IPM, which demonstrates the deep and long-standing nature of the ties between EU and US parliamentarians.

During these joint meetings, our debates focus on specific areas of common competence of our two legislatures and on practical ways of enhancing our cooperation further.

Both the US and the EU currently face a wide range of pressing individual and collective challenges. In this uncertain context, the relationship between our two bodies has become more important than ever.

I am convinced that our personal ties, our interlinked economies, our shared history and our common values are the ingredients that will continue to make the transatlantic relationship so enduring.

Radosław Sikorski, D-US Chair

Upcoming D-US meetings

16-04-2020 09:49
Following measures taken to contain the spread of COVID-19, Parliament's calendar of activities was modified for the next weeks. As a result, US Delegation meetings have been postponed.

Bureau of the D-US Delegation

12-03-2020 13:00
The Chair and two Vice-Chairs in front of the EU flag The Chair and two Vice-Chairs in front of the EU flag
The Bureau of the D-US Delegation - Miapetra Kumpula-Natri, Radosław Sikorski, Nicolae Ştefănuță © European Union 2020 (EP)
At the meeting of 13 February 2020, Ms Miapetra Kumpula-Natri (S-D, Finland), was elected the new first Vice-Chair of the delegation.

Constituent meeting D-US delegation for 2019-2024

12-03-2020 13:00
The Chair and two Vice-Chairs after their election at the constituent meeting of the Delegation for relations with the US, 9 October 2019 The Chair and two Vice-Chairs after their election at the constituent meeting of the Delegation for relations with the US, 9 October 2019
Bureau of the Delegation for relations with the United States, 2019-2024 © European Union 2019 - EP/photographer

The constituent meeting of the Delegation for relations with the United States (D-US) was held on 9 October 2019.

The delegation elected Mr Radosław SIKORSKI (EPP, PL) by acclamation as the new Chair. Ms Jackie JONES (S&D, UK) and Mr Nicolae ŞTEFĂNUȚĂ (Renew, RO) were elected 1st and 2nd Vice-Chairs.

The first regular meeting took place in Strasbourg on 24 October 2019.

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