Margareta Kiener NellenMargareta Kiener Nellen (Switzerland) was elected Chair of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s Committee on Democracy and Human Rights at the 2018 Annual Session in Berlin.

She is a member of the Swiss National Council since 2003 for the social-democratic party and of the Financial Oversight Delegation of the Swiss Parliament since 2018. She joined the Committee on Finance in 2003 and served as its President from 2010 to 2011 and from 2016 to 2017. She was also part of the Committee on Legal Affairs from 2011 to 2015 and of the Committee on Courts from 2007 to 2011.

She is the head of the Swiss Delegation to the OSCE PA and has a legal background specialization in human rights, constitutional and criminal law.