Oliver Paasch, Minister-President of the German-Speaking Community of Belgium, unanimously elected President of AEBR::



 
Oliver Paasch, President of AEBR since 26 October 2017

On 26 October 2017, the AEBR members unanimously elected Mr. Oliver Paasch as President of AEBR. He succeeds Mr. Karl-Heinz Lambertz (who is now President of the European Committee of the Regions). Mr. Paasch is Minister-President of the German-Speaking Community of Belgium. 

After his election, Mr. Paasch thanked for the trust that the AEBR members put in him, and expressed he felt very honoured to succeed Mr. Karl-Heinz Lambertz.

Click here for the video of Mr. Paasch’s speech after his election as President of AEBR 

Click here for the CV of Mr. Paasch (available in three languages: EN, FR and DE).  

 

Presidents of AEBR since 1971:

Since October 2017: Oliver Paasch, Minister-President of the German-Speaking Community of Belgium

2009 (2010) – 2017: Karl-Heinz Lambertz, President of the Parliament of the German-Speaking Community of Belgium,

2004 - 2009: President Lambert van Nistelrooij, Member of the European Parliament since 2004

1996 - 2004: President Joan M. Vallvé i Ribera, Member of the European Parliament, Minister of the Region of Catalonia

1984 - 1996: President Dr. Karl Ahrens, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

1979 - 1983: President Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble, Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

1975-1979: President Horst Gerlach, Member of the European Parliament

1971 - 1975: President Alfred Mozer, former Head of Cabinet at the European Commission

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