From 30 November to 11 December Paris hosts the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference or COP21 aiming to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate. See some of the best moments of Liberal Prime Ministers during the climate conference and on the margins of the meetings in Paris..
Last week, MEPs in the European Parliament in Strasbourg adopted a resolution on Cambodia and called for the arrest warrant and politically-motivated charges against liberal partner and opposition leader Sam Rainsy to be dropped.
ALDE Party member Liberal Party of Gibraltar, in coalition with the Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party won the parliamentary elections held on 26 November. The personal vote for the leader of the LPG and currently Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Joseph Garcia, was just behind that of the Chief Minister.
On 28 November ALDE Party member VVD hosted its autumn Congress. VVD leader and Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte addressed the participants. In his speech, he said: ‘We are conducting a fight for our freedom and it is a battle we are going to win.’
The Steering Committee of the ALDE Party Individual Members, supported by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, organised a training session ahead of the annual ALDE Party Congress in Budapest to exchange opinions and best practices regarding individual membership.
On Saturday 28 November the ALDE Party member party in Luxembourg, Demokratesch Partei, hosted its annual Congress in Luxembourg City. The party elected Luxembourg’s Family Minister Corinne Cahen as its new President succeeding Prime Minister Xavier Bettel.
At the 2015 ALDE Party Congress in Budapest, delegates adopted policy resolutions on a range of important and topical matters, such as terrorism, refugee crisis, climate change, TTIP or EU reaction to the situation in Iraq, Syria and Ukraine.
On Friday 20 November former ALDE Party President Sir Graham Watson officially opened the 36th ALDE Party Congress in Budapest, Hungary. Other speakers include Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, Deputy Prime Minister Andrej Babis and Zsuzsanna Szelenyi MP from Eguytt. Guy Verhofstadt offered a report from the EP.
Under the title ‘Hands on: How can Liberals unite?’, the ALDE Party and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) Europe will host a Liberal Breakfast on Wednesday 9 December 2015 with the new ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP.