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pursuant to Rule 212 of the Rules of Procedure

on the numerical strength of the interparliamentary delegations (2014/2704(RSO))

Conference of Presidents

European Parliament decision on the numerical strength of the interparliamentary delegations (2014/2704(RSO))  

The European Parliament,

–       having regard to the proposal for a decision of the Conference of Presidents,

–       having regard to its decision of 12 March 2014 on the number of interparliamentary delegations, delegations to joint parliamentary committees and delegations to parliamentary cooperation committees and to multilateral parliamentary assemblies(1),

–       having regard to Rule 212 of its Rules of Procedure,

1.      Decides to set as follows the numerical strength of the following interparliamentary delegations:

(a)    Europe, Western Balkans and Turkey

Delegation to the EU-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Joint Parliamentary Committee: 13 Members

Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee: 25 Members

Delegation for relations with Switzerland and Norway and to the EU-Iceland Joint Parliamentary Committee and the European Economic Area (EEA) Joint Parliamentary Committee: 17 Members

Delegation to the EU-Serbia Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee: 15 Members

Delegation to the EU-Albania Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee: 14 Members

Delegation to the EU-Montenegro Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee: 14 Members

Delegation for relations with Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo: 13 Members

(b)    Russia and the Eastern Partnership states

Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee: 31 Members

Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee: 16 Members

Delegation to the EU-Moldova Parliamentary Cooperation Committee: 14 Members

Delegation for relations with Belarus: 12 Members

Delegation to the EU-Armenia, EU-Azerbaijan and EU-Georgia Parliamentary Cooperation Committees: 18 Members

(c)    Maghreb, Mashreq, Israel and Palestine

Delegations for relations with:

–       Israel: 18 Members

–       the Palestinian Legislative Council: 18 Members

–       the Maghreb countries and the Arab Maghreb Union: 18 Members

–       the Mashreq countries: 18 Members

(d)    The Arab Peninsula, Iraq and Iran

Delegations for relations with:

–       the Arab Peninsula: 15 Members

–       Iraq: 8 Members

–       Iran: 12 Members

(e)    The Americas

Delegations for relations with:

–       the United States: 58 Members

–       Canada: 16 Members

–       the Federative Republic of Brazil: 14 Members

–       the countries of Central America: 15 Members

–       the countries of the Andean Community: 12 Members

–       Mercosur: 19 Members

Delegation to the EU-Mexico Joint Parliamentary Committee: 14 Members

Delegation to the EU-Chile Joint Parliamentary Committee: 15 Members

Delegation to the Cariforum-EU Parliamentary Committee: 15 Members

(f)     Asia/Pacific

Delegations for relations with:

–       Japan: 24 Members

–       the People’s Republic of China: 37 Members

–       India: 24 Members

–       Afghanistan: 8 Members

–       the countries of South Asia: 15 Members

–       the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): 26 Members

–       the Korean Peninsula: 12 Members

–       Australia and New Zealand: 12 Members

Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan, EU-Uzbekistan and EU-Tajikistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Turkmenistan and Mongolia: 19 Members

(g)    Africa

Delegations for relations with:

–       South Africa: 16 Members

–       the Pan-African Parliament: 12 Members

(h)    Multilateral assemblies

Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly: 78 Members

Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean: 49 Members

Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly: 75 Members

Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly: 60 Members

Delegation for relations with the NATO Parliamentary Assembly: 10 Members

2.      Instructs its President to forward this decision to the Council and the Commission, for information.


Texts adopted of that date, P7_TA(2014)0217.

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