Swedish parliamentarian elected OSCE PA President
The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly today elected a new President along with several new Bureau members.
Former PA Vice-President Margareta Cederfelt (Sweden) was elected Assembly President, and new Vice-Presidents include Pia Kauma (Finland), Daniela de Ridder (Germany), Askar Shakirov (Kazakhstan), Reinhold Lopatka (Austria), and Irene Charalambides (Cyprus).
Also newly elected were Pere Joan Pons (Spain) and Gudrun Kugler (Austria) to serve as Chair and Rapporteur of the economic and environmental committee, and Sereine Mauborgne (France) and Johan Buser (Sweden) to serve as Chair and Rapporteur of the human rights committee.
The results were announced at the closing plenary of the OSCE PA’s 2021 Remote Session, which concluded several days of debates, reports and speeches.