European Conference of Presidents of Parliament
The European Conference of Presidents of Parliament brings together Speakers and Presidents of:
- the parliaments of the 46 member States of the Council of Europe;
- the parliaments of the states enjoying observer or partner for democracy -status with the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe;
- and of international parliamentary assemblies
The parliaments of central Asian and Maghreb countries also take part.
The Conference has been organised under the auspices of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe since 1975. It takes place every other year, in Strasbourg or in a host country. Topics on the agenda include prominent political issues