The Group of the Unified European Left nominates its Chairperson, Senator Tiny Kox, NL, as the next President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. All national delegations and all political groups have been informed about the Group’s nomination, which is in line with the Rotation Agreement between politicial groups, on the basis of which agreement all previous PACE Presidents have been elected by the Assemnly.
Senator Kox has been a member of the Assembly since 25 September 2003. Since January 2007 he has been, as President of our Group, ex officio member of the Presidential Committee and the Assembly’s Bureau. He has also served the Assembly as Rapporteur of several committees and drafted, amongst others, recently adopted reports on the role and mission of the Assembly (2019) and the Assembly’s vision on the strategic priorities of the Council of Europe (2021).
Further details can be found on the Assembly’s website: https://pace.coe.int/en/members/5246/kox
The election of the next PACE President is scheduled for 24 January 2022, when the Assembly will meet for the first time in 2022.