Bureau of the Pan-African Parliament

Bureau of the Pan-African Parliament

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The Bureau of the Pan-African Parliament is essentially the leadership of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) and consists of one President and four Vice-Presidents. The current President of the Parliament is Bethel Nnaemeka Amadi from Nigeria.[1]

The four Vice-Presidents are as follows:

Hon. Juliana Kantengwa from Rwanda (Eastern Africa).

Hon. Roger Nkodo Dang from Cameroon (Central Africa).

Hon. Moustafa El Gendy from Egypt (Northern Africa).

Hon. Loide L. Kasingo from Namibia (Southern Africa).

The Bureau is responsible for :

  • The management and administration of the affairs and facilities of Parliament and its organs.
  • Regulating the procedures relating to the financial, organisational and administrative needs in accordance with Financial Rules of the AU and matters concerning Members and the internal organisation of Parliament and its organs.
  • Determining the draft agenda and the programmes of the sessions of Parliament.
  • Determining the establishment, plan and structure of the Secretariat and lay down regulations for the staff, including their terms and conditions of service.
  • Proposing to Parliament for adoption the establishment and job descriptions of its support staff.
  • Proposing, to the Pan African Parliament, the appointment of the Clerk and Deputy Clerks to Parliament.
  • The preparation of the draft budget and its presentation to the responsible Committee.
  • Coordinating and harmonising the functions of Permanent Committees.
  • Any other matters in accordance with the directives issued by Parliament.

Carrying out any other functions as may be prescribed by Parliament or incidental to these functions.


  • List of presidents 1
  • List of Bureaus with representatives by region 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4
  • References 5

List of presidents

President Took office Left office State Party Photo
1 Gertrude Mongella
Mongella Bureau
May 2004 May 2009  Tanzania Chama cha Mapinduzi
2 Idriss Ndele Moussa
Moussa Bureau
May 2009 28 May 2012  Chad Patriotic Salvation Movement
3 Bethel Nnaemeka Amadi
Amadi Bureau
28 May 2012 incumbent
Term expires May 2015
 Nigeria People's Democratic Party

List of Bureaus with representatives by region

Legend:   [     President - [     Vice-president
Mandate Eastern Africa Central Africa Western Africa Northern Africa Southern Africa
1 2004–2009 Gertrude Mongella
Loum N. Neloumsei Elise
Jerome Sacca Kina Guezere (2004–2005)

Theophile Nata (2005–2009)

Mohammed Lutfi Farhat
Fernando Dias Van-Dúnem
2 2009–2012 Mary Mugyenyi (2009–2011)

Francoise Labelle (2011–2012)

Idriss Ndele Moussa
Bethel Nnaemeka Amadi
Laroussi Hammi
Joram Macdonald Gumbo
3 2012–Present Juliana Kantengwa
Roger Nkodo Dang
Bethel Nnaemeka Amadi
Moustafa El Gendy
Loide L. Kasingo

See also

External links

  • Pan-African Parliament Bureau


  1. ^ Press release - PAP Elects new President and Vice Presidents Pan-African Parliament, 28 May 2012