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Presidium of the Baltic Assembly

Presidium coordinates the work of bodies of the Baltic Assembly during sessions and between them. Presidium has the following competences:

Presidium of the Baltic Assembly consists of the chairperson and his/her deputy of each national delegation appointed by the parliament of the respective state.

The work of the Presidium is chaired by the President and two Vice Presidents of the Baltic Assembly. At the end of each Session of the Baltic Assembly, the chairperson of the national delegation of the next presiding state becomes President of the Baltic Assembly for the next calendar year. The incoming President shall perform his/her functions from 1 January. The chairpersons of the other two national delegations become Vice Presidents of the Baltic Assembly. In the absence of the President of the Baltic Assembly, his/her duties must be carried out by the Vice President from the next presiding country. When the latter is not available, the duties of the President of the Baltic Assembly must be carried out by the other Vice President.

The Presidium of the Baltic Assembly shall have the power to act if its meeting is attended by one member of the Presidium from each BA member state, including the President of the Baltic Assembly. Presidium adopts decisions by consensus. In the event of failure to reach a consensus, the President of the Baltic Assembly may make a proposal to put the issue on the agenda of the Session. In this case, the Session should adopt a decision by consensus of the national delegations.

Presidium of the Baltic Assembly in 2020

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President of the Baltic Assembly (in front)

Chairs of the delegations after signing the Final Document of the 38th Session of the Baltic Assembly

Members of Presidum with Marshal of the Senate Tomasz Grodzki during the 38th Session of the Baltic Assembly

Members of Presidium during the meeting of Consultative Council

© Photos by the Chancellary of Parliament of the Republic of Latvia (Authors: Ieva Ābele and Ernests Dinka)