Paulo Casaca was a Member of the European Parliament from 1999 to 2009 where he chaired the delegation for relations with the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. He was a member of the national parliament in 1992-1993 and a member of the regional parliament of the Azores in 1990-1991. Paul is the founder and Executive Director of the South Asia Democratic Forum and founder of ARCHumankind, an international co-operation association registered in Brussels.

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