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 President and each Vice-President represents a different region of Africa. The current members of the Bureau are:[1]

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 27 May 2015  Nigeria People's Democratic Party
4 Roger Nkodo Dang 27 May 2015 incumbent
Term expires May 2018
 Cameroon

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 2012–2015 Juliana Kantengwa
 Rwanda
Roger Nkodo Dang
 Cameroon
Bethel Nnaemeka Amadi
 Nigeria
Moustafa El Gendy
 Egypt
Loide L. Kasingo
 Namibia
4 2015–Present Ashebir W. Gayo
 Ethiopia
Roger Nkodo Dang
 Cameroon
Bernadette Lahai
 Sierra Leone
Suilma Hay Emhamed Saleh
 Western Sahara
Eduardo Joaquim Mulembwe
 Mozambique

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bureau". 

External links[edit]