Posted by: APO | 10 June 2008

Euro-Mediterranean / New bureau of the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly (EMPA)

Euro-Mediterranean / New bureau of the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly (EMPA)

STRASBOURG, France, June 10, 2008/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The newly-elected Bureau of the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly (EMPA) will discuss the role of the Assembly as parliamentary dimension of the “Barcelona Process: Union for the Mediterranean” at its meeting of Wednesday 11 June in the European Parliament at 15.00 (PHS 6B01).

 

This meeting is the first one following the election of the new EMPA Bureau at the annual plenary session of March 2008 in Athens, Greece.

 

Chaired by Hans-Gert Pöttering, President of the European Parliament, the Bureau is composed of Abdel Hadi Al-Majali, Speaker of the Jordan Assembly, Gianfranco Fini, Speaker of the Italian National Assembly, and Mustapha Mansouri, President of the Moroccan Chamber of Representatives.

 

Press point

 

At 17.30, a press point of the Members of the Bureau will take place in room PHS 6B01. Interpretation will be provided.

 

For your information, the next meeting of the EMPA Bureau will be 12 July in Paris, on the eve of the Union of the Mediterranean Summit.

 

SOURCE : European Parliament


 


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