Following the events in Catalonia on 1 October, ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP said: “We need deescalation by bringing an end to unacceptable disproportionate police violence and a political dialogue between Barcelona and Madrid.”
Last weekend Swedish ALDE member party Centerpartiet gathered in Malmö for their annual Congress. Centerpartiet leader Annie Lööf shared a key message: “I want to reduce the social and regional cleavage in Sweden with more jobs across the country, a more accessible health and an increased security.”
This week ALDE Party Vice Presidents Ilhan Kyuchyuk and Gasper Koprivšek met with Behgjet Pacolli, the First Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo and Aleanca Kosova e Re Minister during his visit to Brussels. They discussed the latest political developments in Europe and in Kosovo.
The mandate of the current ALDE Party individual members Steering Committee comes to an end at the upcoming ALDE Party Congress. Individual members elected Chris Pyak, Thalia Ntoka, Ashmita Krishna, Enrico Cappelletti and Robert Schliessler into the new Steering Committee.
After the success of Erasmus for students, the Vice President of the European Committee of the Regions François Decoster now urges for an Erasmus programme for local representatives. He proposes a new training test for the 2018-2020 year.
We are proud to announce that our Instagram account is the most followed European political party account, well ahead the European Party of Socialists, the European Greens and the European People’s Party. Thank you to the more than 3,600 people who already follow us!
We are delighted to welcome a new intern at the ALDE Party Secretariat, Roberta Brumana from Italy, who will support the work of our Political Unit: “I know my adventure at the ALDE Party will be as fascinating as challenging, but I love challenges and I am ready to proactively face it.”
The 38th ALDE Party Congress will take place from 1 to 3 December in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The Congress will bring together around 1,000 European liberals and democrats for three days of in-depth policy discussions, crucial votes and elections, and sociable networking occasions. Register now!