World Forum Democracy 2019: Opening session
6 November 2019 - 10.40-11.00 / Council of Europe Hemicycle
Liliane MAURY PASQUIER
President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
Liliane Maury Pasquier is a Swiss politician, member of the Social Democratic Party of Switzerland, elected to the Swiss Council of States for the canton of Geneva in 2007, and is currently a member of a delegation that cooperates with the French parliament to foster cooperation between the countries. In June 2018 she was elected as the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
Representative of the Grand-Est Region
President of the Department of Bas-Rhin
Mayor of Strasbourg
Marija PEJČINOVIĆ BURIĆ
Secretary General of the Council of Europe
Secretary of State to the Prime Minister, Government Spokeswoman
Sibeth Ndiaye is a French-Senegalese communications advisor and politician. On 1 April 2019, she was appointed Government Spokeswoman by President Emmanuel Macron. She was in charge of Macron's press relations during the 2017 presidential election and joined his cabinet in the Élysée Palace after he was elected. Since 1 April 2019, she has subsequently served as a Secretary of State to the office of the Prime Minister and Government Spokeswoman.