Home >
Governance >
Governing council

Governing council

The governing body of the Parliamentary Forum for Democracy is the Governing Council. The Governing Council is headed by the Chair who is currently supported by 3 Vice-Chairs. It is planned that the Governing Council will eventually have 29 members. Currently the Governing Council is comprised of the below 14 members who have been elected to three-year terms:

 

  • Emanuelis Zingeris, member of the Seimas of Lithuania - Chair
  • Rinchinnyam Amarjargal, former Prime Minister of Mongolia – Vice Chair
  • Mbarka Bouaida, former member of the House of Representatives of Morocco – Vice Chair
  • Irwin Cotler, member of the House of Commons of Canada – Vice Chair
  • Laura Alonso, member of the National House of Representatives of Argentina
  • Michael Danby, member of the House of Representatives of Australia
  • Mario Diaz-Balart, member of the United States House of Representatives
  • David Dreier, member of the United States House of Representatives
  • Adriana González Carrillo, senator in the Senate of Mexico
  • Michał Kamiński, member of the European Parliament, Poland
  • Vytautas Landsbergis, member of the European Parliament, Lithuania
  • Ken Nnamani, former president of the Senate of Nigeria
  • David Price, member of the United States House of Representatives
     

 

The PFD strives for geographic, gender and political diversity and balance within its General Assembly and Governing Council and is working to expand its membership in line with that objective.