Petros Efthymiou 2010-2012Petros Efthymiou (Greece) was elected President of the Assembly at the 2010 Annual Session in Oslo. He had previously served as Vice-President of the Assembly and as Chair and Vice-Chair of the Second General Committee.

A former Minister of Education and Religious affairs, Efthymiou has had a long and distinguished career in both print and broadcast journalism. A founding member of the Greek socialist party (PASOK), he has been a member of the Greek parliament since 2004. Efthymiou has also been a Member of the European Parliament.