Peter Lord Bowness (United Kingdom)

2014 PC Vienna KanervaCurrently serving as President Emeritus, Peter Lord Bowness (United Kingdom) was  President of the Assembly from December 2020 until July 2021.

As the most senior Vice-President, Lord Bowness stepped up to fill a vacancy left by former President George Tsereteli (Georgia), when he left the Parliamentary Assembly on 11 December 2020.

Lord Bowness has been a member of the United Kingdom's Delegation to the OSCE PA since 2007. He has served as Chair of the OSCE PA’s Sub-Committee on the Rules of Procedure and also has chaired the drafting committee that prepares the Assembly’s Declarations at the conclusion of each Annual Session. He was first elected Vice-President in 2015 and re-elected in 2018.

Bowness was one of the UK Parliamentary Representatives for the Convention responsible for drafting the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. He's been in the House of Lords since 1996.

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