Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean : Inter-parliamentary meetings

13th Plenary Session of the PA-UfM, 12-13 May 2017, Rome 

The 13th Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean (PA-UfM) was held in Rome on 12-13 May 2017.

Topics of discussion included:
  • Sustainable Development and New Job Opportunities in the Mediterranean Area: Med4jobs and Agenda 2030.

Speakers addressing the Assembly included:

  • Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Co-President of the UfM
  • Enrico Giovannini, Full Professor of Economic Statistics at the University of Tor Vergata in Rome and Spokesperson of the Italian Alliance for Sustainable
  • Pietro Grasso, President of the Senate of the Republic of Italy
  • Laura Boldrini, President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Republic of Italy

12th Plenary Session of the PA-UfM, 28-29 May 2016, Tangier 

The 12th Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly for the Union of the Mediterranean (PA-UfM) was held in Tangier on 28-29 May 2016.

Topics of discussion included:
  • "Together for a Common Future of the Euro-Mediterranean"

Speakers addressing the Assembly included:

  • Rachid Talbi El Alami, President of the House of Representatives of the Kingdom of Morocco and President of the PA-UfM
  • Laura Boldrini, President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Republic of Italy
  • Ramón Luis Valcárcel Siso, Vice-President of the European Parliament
  • Fahallah Sijilmassi, Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM)
  • Abdellmasih Hani, Co-President of ARLEM
  • Assia Bouzekri, Vice-President of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima Region and MED-President of COP22 Steering Committee (Mediterranean Conference for Climate)

11th Plenary Session of the PA-UfM, 11-12 May 2015, Lisbon 

The 11th Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly for the Union of the Mediterranean (PA-UfM) was held in Lisbon on 11 May 2015.

Topics of discussion included:

  • Immigration, asylum and human rights in the Euro-Mediterranean Region

Speakers addressing the Assembly included:

  • Maria da Assunção Esteves, President of the Assembly of the Republic of Portugal and President of the PA-UfM
  • William Lacy Swing, Director General of the International Organisation for Migration
  • Gil Arias-Fernandez, Deputy Executive Director of Frontex
  • Fathallah Sijilmassi, Secretary-General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM)
  • Rachid Talbi El Alami, President of the House of Representatives of the Kingdom of Morocco

4th Summit of Presidents of the PA-UfM, 12 May 2017, Rome 

The 4th Summit of Presidents of the PA-UfM, of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean (PA-UfM) was held in Rome on 12 May 2017.

Topics of discussion included:
  • Employment, Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development in the Euromediterranean Region.

Speakers addressing the Assembly included:

  • Pietro Grasso, President of the Senate of the Republic of Italy
  • Laura Boldrini, President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Republic of Italy
  • Paolo Gentiloni, President of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Italy
  • Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament
  • Ismail Kahraman, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey
  • Ahmed Ali Abdel Aal, Speaker of the Parliament of Egypt.

3rd Summit of Presidents of the PA-UfM, 28 May 2016, Tangier 

The 3rd Summit of Presidents of the Parliamentary Assembly for the Union of the Mediterranean (PA-UfM) was held in Tangier on 28 May 2016.

Topics of discussion included:

  • "Together for a Common Future of the Euro-Mediterranean"

Speakers addressing the Assembly included:

  • Rachid Talbi El Alami, President of the House of Representatives of the Kingdom of Morocco and President of the PA-UfM
  • Hakim Benchamach, President of the House of Counselors of the Kingdom of Morocco
  • Mbarka Bouaida, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Morocco
  • Pietro Grasso, President of the Senate of the Republic of Italy
  • Abdelwahed Radi, Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Former President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, Former President of the PA-UfM and Co-founder of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean

2nd Summit of Presidents of the PA-UfM, 11 May 2015, Lisbon 

The 2nd Summit of Presidents of the Parliamentary Assembly for the Union of the Mediterranean (PA-UfM) was held in Lisbon on 11 May 2015.

Topics of discussion included:

  • Immigration, asylum and human rights in the Euro-Mediterranean Region
  • Final Declaration

Speakers addressing the Assembly included:

  • Pietro Grasso, President of the Senate of the Republic of Italy
  • Alganesh Fessaha, President of the Gandhi NGO
  • Laura Boldrini, President of the Chamber of Deputies
  • Pedro Passos Coelho, Prime Minister of Portugal