As the parliamentary institution of the Union for the Mediterranean, the Parliamentary Assembly (PA-UfM) provides a framework for multilateral cooperation among elected representatives of the EU and its Southern Mediterranean partner countries. It contributes to:
  • Fostering dialogue amongst elected representatives from both shores of the Mediterranean
  • Enhancing the visibility and transparency of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership and bringing its work closer to the interests and expectations of the citizens
  • Adding democratic legitimacy and political support to regional cooperation