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allizard pascalPascal Allizard (France)

OSCE PA President Christine Muttonen (Austria) appointed Deputy Head of the French Delegation Pascal Allizard as the Assembly’s Special Representative on Mediterranean Affairs in July 2017. With a mandate to enhance the Mediterranean dimension of the Assembly’s work, Allizard is tasked with conducting visits to Mediterranean Partner countries, maintaining contacts with the Mediterranean Partners for Co-operation, and participating in the OSCE’s annual Mediterranean Conference on behalf of the Assembly.

Allizard was elected to the French Senate in 2014. He also serves as Vice-Chair of the OSCE PA's Ad Hoc Committee on Migration.

Mandate:

  • Enhance the Mediterranean dimension of the Assembly’s work, given that European security is directly linked to security and stability in the Mediterranean region;

  • Maintain contacts with the Mediterranean Partners for Co-operation and participate in events related to supporting relations between the Mediterranean area and the OSCE area;

  • Encourage meetings and exchanges with the OSCE Contact Group with the Mediterranean Partners for Co-operation, participate in the OSCE’s annual Mediterranean Conference on behalf of the Assembly and conduct ad hoc visits when possible to Mediterranean Partner countries;

  • Consider ways to strengthen the role of the Assembly’s Mediterranean Forum;

  • Consider instruments for stimulating the organization of a Mediterranean Forum under the auspices of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly;

  • Report regularly on developments in the region, including on opportunities for improved co-operation.

 

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