PACE Committee - Bureau

Terms of Reference:

The Bureau of the Assembly is composed of the President of the Parliamentary Assembly, 20 Vice-Presidents of the Assembly, the Chairpersons of the political groups or their representatives, as well as the Chairpersons of the general PACE Committees or their substitutes. The Bureau is responsible for coordinating the activities of the Assembly and its Committees, assisting the President in his or her functions and guiding the external relations of the Assembly. The Bureau in particular draws up, for final ratification by the Assembly, the agenda and draft order of business for each Part-Session of the Assembly, proposes references to Committees, considers the admissibility of petitions, suggests appointments of Assembly representatives to various events and - again subject to ratification by the Assembly - suggests whether or not to initiate a monitoring procedure for a given member state as regards that country’s honouring of its obligations and commitments vis-à-vis the Council of Europe.

Members of the Bureau:

Sir Roger Gale MP
Ian Liddell-Grainger MP

Related link:

PACE Bureau