Over 30 liberal leaders from South Eastern Europe and partners from the continent were at the meeting. Dr Rainer Adam, FNF Regional Director said that the Foundation is “glad for hosting this event” expressing hope “for a stronger and even better consolidated liberal basis in the region of South Eastern Europe.”
Mustafa Karadaya, MRF President greeted the gathering. Underlying the important work towards the future of the Network he quoted the words of Confucius that – “in all things success depends on preparatory work – without it, failure is sure”.
The member parties assessed the network’s revival in the last years and elaborated viable steps towards the further consolidation of the cooperation among the liberal in the region. The forum enjoyed a high level of interest from number of sister parties and partners, including ALDE party, VVD, D66, Liberal Democrats and NDI.