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Past Presidents

Elizabeth Cabezas, 2019-2020 Member of the National Assembly Elizabeth Cabezas was elected Vice-President of ParlAmericas at the 15ᵗʰ Plenary Assembly. During the 16ᵗʰ Plenary Assembly, Ms. Cabezas assumed the Presidency of ParlAmericas. The Honourable Cabezas, Member and President of the National Assembly of Ecuador, worked in the Municipality of Quito as director of Citizen Security. […]

Opportunities with ParlAmericas

The International Secretariat of ParlAmericas welcomes your interest in working with us. We are an equal-opportunity employer, offering competitive compensation and a stimulating, professional work environment. Job openings: CALL FOR TRANSLATORS

Mission & Vision

Our Mission We are committed to improving and enhancing national and hemispheric democratic processes by providing a leadership forum that channels a continuous conversation on key issues of common concern throughout the Americas. Our Vision ParlAmericas will exercise significant influence in hemispheric dialogue on key common issues raised by parliamentary institutions and their members. It […]

Operations and Finances

ParlAmericas’ operations and activities are financed through the support of our member parliaments, our partners, and the generous contributions of the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada. Please click in each image to learn more about ParlAmericas’ operations and finances. 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 Detailed Financial Reports 2023 2022 […]

Contact Us

Location​ 703 – 155 Queen St. Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6L1 Canada Contact us Telephone: + 1 (613) 947-8999Email:   Staff Directory Alisha Todd Director General Envelope Anabella Zavagno Deputy Director General​ Envelope Chrisette Benjamin Program Officer, Gender Equality Envelope Christian Navarro Senior IT, Web and Design Officer Envelope Clara Basilio Program Officer, Gender Equality […]


ParlAmericas membership is composed of the national legislatures of the 35 independent states of the Americas. To observe a balance in regional representation, the hemisphere has been divided into the following four sub-regions: North, Central, and South America, and the Caribbean.  North America Canada Ottawa House of Commons Senate Mexico Mexico City Chamber of Deputies […]


The Regulations of ParlAmericas serve as comprehensive rules of governance for the organization. The new Regulations were finalized by the Board of Directors at the  32nd Board meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica, on August 20, 2013. The Regulations were formally enacted on October 1, 2013.* The full texts of the current and former versions of the […]