António Pedro Roque da Visitação Oliveira
António Pedro Roque da Visitação Oliveira
PAM President 2022-2023

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)


Work Experience

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


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.


Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean Activities

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 Monaco

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

Previous Presidents of the Assembly