Over the holiday break, Liberal leaders shared with you their best wishes for 2018. Take a look at this collection of wishes for the new year from ALDE Party President and Liberal Prime Ministers: personal messages, picture compilations, video messages, Facebook lives and more.
Traditionally, 6 January marks the start of the new political year for the German Liberals. This year, FDP wanted to create the right atmosphere for the upcoming local elections in Schleswig-Holstein as well as for the state elections in Bavaria and Hesse with inspiring speeches from party personalities.
The ALDE Group in the European Parliament started the year with the 2018 edition of their New Year’s Seminar. ALDE Group leader Guy Verhoftstadt and MEPs Sophie in ‘t Veld and Nathalie Griesbeck discussed with experts on how to safeguard European values in EU Member States.
Yabloko have chosen Grigory Yavlinsky as its candidate in the forthcoming Presidential election in Russia and have begun collecting signatures in support of his nomination. So far, more than a third of the required signatures have been collected and Yabloko is on course to collect at least 150,000 signatures.
Under the leadership of ALDE Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, Estonia held the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from 1 July to 31 December 2017. Check out some of the achievements of the Estonian EU Presidency in the fields of digitalisation, security and climate.
On 17 December, our Croatian party HNS appointed a new party leadership during the 15th HNS assembly. Delegates re-elected Ivan Vrdoljak as President, Predrag Štromar as Deputy President and Marija Puh and Ivan Gulam as Vice Presidents.