Margareta Cederfelt

Margareta CederfeltMargareta Cederfelt was elected President of the Assembly at the 2021 Remote Session and was re-elected at the 2022 Annual Session in Birmingham.

She previously served as Vice-President and two terms as Rapporteur of the General Committee on Political Affairs and Security. She has been a member of the Swedish Parliament since 1999 and has been on Sweden’s Delegation to the OSCE PA since 2010. In March 2019, OSCE PA President George Tsereteli tasked her with overseeing issues relevant to the case of assassinated Russian political figure Boris Nemtsov and report back any information and progress made at future OSCE PA meetings. (Read her report on the Nemtsov assassination.) From February 2020 to July 2021 she also served as Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee on Migration.

With extensive experience in election observation, she has actively worked to defend democratic values, the rule of law, peace and security in the OSCE region. She has led OSCE PA election observation delegations to Tajikistan and Turkey, and served as Special Co-ordinator of the OSCE short-term observer mission to Montenegro. In the Swedish Parliament, she serves on the Committee on Foreign Affairs and as alternate member of the Committee on Defence and Committee on European Union Affairs. 

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 Address by OSCE PA President Margareta Cederfelt at OSCE Permanent Council, 26 January 2023

Address by OSCE PA President Margareta Cederfelt at OSCE Ministerial Council, 1 December 2022

Report by the President to the Standing Committee, OSCE PA Autumn Meeting 2022, Warsaw, 25 November 2022

Address by OSCE PA President Margareta Cederfelt, Inaugural Session, OSCE PA Autumn Meeting, Warsaw, 24 November 2022

Address by OSCE PA President Margareta Cederfelt at OSCE Permanent Council,  27 October 2022

Opening address by OSCE PA President Margareta Cederfelt at Ministerial Council , 2 December 2021

OSCE PA President Margareta Cederfelt addresses Permanent Council, 16 September 2021

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