We encourage you to travel back in time from December to January 2015 and see what European Liberal Democrats have achieved. From the election of our new ALDE Party President, hosting Pre-Summits ahead of European Councils and many electoral successes too. Enjoy our Storify compilation!
In a video message, the President of the ALDE Party, Hans van Baalen, wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Many leading Liberal personalities joined him in wishing the European liberal family a Merry Christmas and all the best wishes for 2016. Watch their video messages too!
At the invitation of the ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP, liberal Prime Ministers and European Commissioners met. Crucial topics were discussed such as the refugee crisis, Passenger Name Records and the proposal on safeguarding our external land and sea borders.
On Sunday 20 December Spanish citizens went to the polls to elect a new Parliament. For the first time in Spain’s democratic history, new political forces including liberal-centrist parties like Ciudadanos, have put an end to the traditional two-party system.
YABLOKO, ALDE Party member in Russia, held its Congress on Saturday and Sunday and elected Emilia Slabunova, MP of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia, as the new party leader. Mrs Slabunova becomes the first female stand-alone leader of a political party in Putin’s Russia.