The Bureau of the PA-UfM consists of four members appointed for a four-year mandate: two appointed by the Southern Mediterranean partner countries, one appointed by the EU national parliaments and one appointed by the European Parliament. The European Parliament is a permanent member of the Bureau.
The Bureau shall be responsible for coordinating the work of the Assembly. It is the body responsible to represent the Assembly for matters regarding relations with the other institutions.
Spain, Morocco and the European Parliament make up the bureau for the 2020-2024 period. In order to fill the remaining empty seat reserved to a South Mediterranean partner country, a call for expression of interest has been re-launched.
The last two meetings of the Bureau were held, respectively, on 2020 September 9 th (see here the draft agenda 2020 and the draft Minutes 2020) and on 2021 January 27 th (click here for the draft agenda 2021 and the draft Minutes 2021), both in form of web conference, due to the Covid- 19 Pandemic. On 27th January 2021 a meeting of the Enlarged Bureau also took place (click here for the draft agenda and the draft Minutes).