Past delegations: 2009
Hugh Robertson MP, CMEC Treasurer and Shadow Sports and Olympics Minister, travelled to Amman, in November for a two day visit.
In September CMEC led its first delegation to Egypt. The visit to Cairo, hosted by the People’s Assembly, included David Lidington MP, Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister, Hugo Swire MP, CMEC Chairman, Mark Simmonds MP, Shadow Health Minister, Crispin Blunt MP, Shadow Security Minister, and Philip Dunne MP, Deputy Chairman of the CCHQ International Office.
A month after the ceasefire of Operation Cast Lead, Hugo Swire MP and Adam Holloway MP visited Gaza.
In January 2009, CMEC members visited Syria on a fact-finding mission.
Baroness Neville-Jones, Shadow National Security Minister and National Security Advisor to David Cameron and David Lidington MP, Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister visit Beirut.
In January 2009 CMEC welcomed a delegation of Iranian parliamentarians to the UK. The group was lead by Dr Hossein Nejabat, Chairman of the British Iran Friendship Group.