Bureau of the Pan-African Parliament

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The Bureau of the Pan-African Parliament is essentially the leadership of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) and consists of one President and four Vice-Presidents. The current President of the Parliament is Bethel Nnaemeka Amadi from Nigeria.[1]

The four Vice-Presidents are as follows:

Hon. Juliana Kantengwa from Rwanda (Eastern Africa).

Hon. Roger Nkodo Dang from Cameroon (Central Africa).

Hon. Moustafa El Gendy from Egypt (Northern Africa).

Hon. Loide L. Kasingo from Namibia (Southern Africa).

The Bureau is responsible for :

  • The management and administration of the affairs and facilities of Parliament and its organs.
  • Regulating the procedures relating to the financial, organisational and administrative needs in accordance with Financial Rules of the AU and matters concerning Members and the internal organisation of Parliament and its organs.
  • Determining the draft agenda and the programmes of the sessions of Parliament.
  • Determining the establishment, plan and structure of the Secretariat and lay down regulations for the staff, including their terms and conditions of service.
  • Proposing to Parliament for adoption the establishment and job descriptions of its support staff.
  • Proposing, to the Pan African Parliament, the appointment of the Clerk and Deputy Clerks to Parliament.
  • The preparation of the draft budget and its presentation to the responsible Committee.
  • Coordinating and harmonising the functions of Permanent Committees.
  • Any other matters in accordance with the directives issued by Parliament.

Carrying out any other functions as may be prescribed by Parliament or incidental to these functions.

List of presidents[edit]

President Took office Left office State Party Photo
1 Gertrude Mongella
Mongella Bureau
May 2004 May 2009  Tanzania Chama cha Mapinduzi Gertrude Mongella with Corinne Novell.jpg
2 Idriss Ndele Moussa
Moussa Bureau
May 2009 28 May 2012  Chad Patriotic Salvation Movement
3 Bethel Nnaemeka Amadi
Amadi Bureau
28 May 2012 incumbent
Term expires May 2015
 Nigeria People's Democratic Party

List of Bureaus with representatives by region[edit]

Legend:   [     President - [     Vice-president

Mandate Eastern Africa Central Africa Western Africa Northern Africa Southern Africa
1 2004–2009 Gertrude Mongella
 Tanzania
Loum N. Neloumsei Elise
 Chad
Jerome Sacca Kina Guezere (2004–2005)
 Benin

Theophile Nata (2005–2009)
 Benin

Mohammed Lutfi Farhat
 Libya
Fernando Dias Van-Dúnem
 Angola
2 2009–2012 Mary Mugyenyi (2009–2011)
 Uganda

Francoise Labelle (2011–2012)
 Mauritius

Idriss Ndele Moussa
 Chad
Bethel Nnaemeka Amadi
 Nigeria
Laroussi Hammi
 Algeria
Joram Macdonald Gumbo
 Zimbabwe
3 2012–Present Juliana Kantengwa
 Rwanda
Roger Nkodo Dang
 Cameroon
Bethel Nnaemeka Amadi
 Nigeria
Moustafa El Gendy
 Egypt
Loide L. Kasingo
 Namibia

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