In another worrying sign that opposition parties in Russia continue to face heavy and undue pressure, Sergei Mitrokhin, the leader of ALDE Party member party YABLOKO, was suddenly arrested by the police on Saturday as he was participating in an annual remembrance event in Moscow.
Next week, ALDE Party President Sir Graham Watson will officially open the 36th ALDE Party Congress. The opening ceremony will take place on Friday 20 November from 11:00 to 12:15 CET. Livestream will be available during the ceremony.
On Sunday 8 November Croatian citizens went to the polls to elect a new Parliament. All ALDE Party member parties saw an increase in their Members of the Parliament: HNS obtained 12 MPs, IDS 3 and HSLS 2. The centre-right coalition, of which HSLS is part, is now in negotiations to form a government.
The ALDE Party received two candidates for President and ten candidates for Vice-President. During the Congress, candidates will have the opportunity to further present their political platforms and discuss them with the delegates.
The ALDE Party Gender Equality Network online elections are now on from 6 to 13 November. The ALDE Party received four nominations for the two Vice Presidential positions on the ALDE GEN’s Steering Committee. The results will be announced during the ALDE Party’s Congress in Budapest.
We are proud to launch the third edition of the ALDE Party Congress 2015 application for smartphones and tablets. Available for both Android and iOS, the features of the application have been designed to help you have a smooth Congress experience.
The ALDE Party Secretariat is looking for a Fundraising Assistant, who would report to the Events & Business Relations Manager and assist in fundraising activities of the ALDE Party and its affiliate company the European Liberal Business Club. Deadline: Monday 23 November at 12:00 CET.
During the Congress in Budapest, delegates will vote and adopt policy positions on a range of topical issues including, a new liberal response to the current refugee crisis, TTIP, the conflicts in Iraq and Syria, and a liberal approach to tackling climate change ahead of the forthcoming COP21 conference.
Budapest is the host city of the ALDE Congress 2015. With its more than 1100 years of heritage, the capital of Hungary offers a variety of tourist attractions, numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites and a buzzing cultural life.
The countdown is on: only 1 week for the ALDE Party Congress to take place in Budapest. You will have your last chance to register your participation. Deadline for registrations is Tuesday 17 November. Delegation lists close on Thursday 12 November at 17h00.