Roussopoulos assumes presidency of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe


Theodoros Roussopoulos, a Member of Parliament from New Democracy, has been elected as the president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

Roussopoulos is now the 35th individual to hold the position of PACE president since 1949 and notably the first Greek national to assume this role. Presidents serve a one-year term, with the option for renewal once.

Theodoros Roussopoulos
Theodoros Roussopoulos. Photo:

PACE functions as the parliamentary branch of the Council of Europe, an international organization comprising 46 nations dedicated to upholding human rights, democracy, and the rule of law.

The Assembly is composed of 306 members chosen from the national parliaments of the Council of Europe’s member states, convening four times annually for week-long plenary sessions in Strasbourg.





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