PAM PRESIDENT 2017 - 2018

António PEDRO ROQUE da Visitação Oliveira

President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean

Date of birth: 10 January 1963


1995 Post-graduate Diploma in Educational Multimedia Communication

Universidade Aberta, Lisbon (Portugal)

1993 Post-graduate Diploma in History Teaching

Universidade Lusíada, Lisbon (Portugal)

1987 Bachelor’s Degree in History

Universidade Lusíada, Lisbon (Portugal)


2015–Present Vice-President of PAM – Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean and President of the Second Standing Committee: Economic, Social and Environmental Cooperation

2011–Present Member of Parliament, Social Democratic Party (PSD)

Portuguese Parliament, Lisbon (Portugal)

Standing Committee on Social Security and Labour, National Defence Standing Committee (Parliamentary group coordinator)

Feb 2013–Aug 2013 Secretary of State of Employment

Government of Portugal, Lisbon (Portugal)

2011–Present Leader of Board of TSD – Social Democratic Workers Movement

TSD – Social Democratic Workers, Lisbon (Portugal)

2005 Candidate for Mayor of Almada (PSD)

2002–2005 Member of Parliament, Social Democratic Party (PSD)

Portuguese Parliament, Lisbon (Portugal)

Legislative activity. Standing Committee on Labour and Social Security, PSD deputy coordinator until 2004 and coordinator 2004/05

1989–Present High school teacher

Ministry of Education, Lisbon (Portugal)

History teaching at several schools

1988–1989 Sergeant

Portuguese Army at the Special Operations Training Centre, Lamego, Portugal; Special Forces Brigade HQ, Pedrouços, Lisbon, Portugal; and the Commandos Regiment, Amadora, Portugal.

Commander of one of the quick reaction forces at the HQ facilities.


2011–Present 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th PAM Plenary Sessions – Delegate

2016 29th, 30th PAM Bureau meetings – Participation

4–5 October 2016 Parliamentary Workshop at the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund – Participation on behalf of PAM

Washington DC, USA

1–2 June 2016 High-level seminar on economic diaspora mobilisation in the Mediterranean – Speaker on behalf of PAM

Beirut, Lebanon

19 February 2016 High-level debate on economic and environmental challenges in the Mediterranean – Chair, part of the 10th PAM Plenary Session

Tirana, Albania

14–15 May 2015 International seminar “Protection of World Cultural Heritage Threatened with Destruction” – Participation

Rabat, Morocco

21–22 April 2015 UN Alliance of Civilizations “High-Level Debate on Promoting Tolerance and Reconciliation: Fostering, Peaceful, Inclusive Societies and Countering Violent Extremism” – Participation on behalf of PAM

UN Headquarters, New York, USA

2–4 February 2015 9th PAM Plenary Session – Representative


10–11 November 2014 International Panel on Women Victims of War – Speaker on behalf of PAM

Organised by KADEM in Gaziantep, Turkey, with visit to the refugees camps

3–6 December 2013 PAM High-level mission to New-York – Participation

New York, USA

9–14 November 2013 PAM Middle East mission – Participation

Jordan, Palestine (West Bank) and Israel

23 January 2013 PAM Observation Team for the Jordanian elections – Participation

Amman, Jordan

15 November 2012 14th MEDREG General Assembly – Speaker on behalf of PAM

Lisbon, Portugal

29 June 2012 PAM Panel on External Trade and Investments in the Mediterranean

Towards a sustainable economic development In the Mediterranean region – Participation

Lisbon, Portugal

PAM Regional Office,
Room 5114,
Palace of the Parliament, Strada Izvor 2-4
Bucharest, Romania

Tel: .00356 99352929.
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