Delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy
This is an inter-parliamentary body established in 1993 at the initiative of the Greek Parliament, with aim to notice and evaluate changes that are occurring in Europe; to improve and strengthen the role of Orthodoxy as an important political, cultural, and spiritual entity; to help overcome extreme national and cultural differences; to protect national and religious minorities; and to strengthen the multilateral cooperation at the parliamentary level as well as cooperation and exchange of experiences among the parliaments and parliamentarians.
The General Assembly convenes once per year, in June.
Our country has been a full member since 1995.
The composition of the delegation can be downloaded from the appropriate Internet page.
For additional information about the organization see: www.eiao.org
- Aleksandar Cotric, member of the delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy, was an international observer on behalf of IAO at the elections in the Russian Federation, 17-19 September 2021.
- National Assembly delegation to the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy comprising Sanja Lakic, Head of the standing delegation, and Aleksandar Cotric, member of the standing delegation, took part in the 28th IAO General Assembly, held 22-25 July 2021 on Crete. The Head of the National Assembly’s standing delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean Veroljub Arsic and standing delegation member Tijana Davidovac also took part in the assembly. Mladen Grujic, member of the National Assembly’s standing delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union represented the IPU President, while MA Igor Becic represented PABSEC at the assembly.
- The National Assembly hosted the meeting of the International Secretariat of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy on 14 June 2021. The participants completed the necessary preparations for the 28th IAO General Assembly.
- MP Aleksandar Cotric took part in the 27th General Assembly of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (IAO) on 17 September 2020, via video-link.