Commenting, ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP said: ‘Once the Trump Administration is installed, we as the EU and its Member States must work closely with the USA and its government to ensure the values and principles we hold dear are maintained for the mutual benefit of all our citizens.”
One of major highlights of the ALDE Party Congress is the election of 3 ALDE Party Vice Presidents and a new Treasurer, who will join ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP in his 11-member Bureau. Read more to see who are the nominated candidates and their personal statements.
Aleanca Kosova e Re has marked the tenth anniversary since its establishment with an evening event in the presence of hundreds of guests and the wider membership of the party on Friday 28 October in Pristina. ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP congratulated AKR.
Bart Somers is on the shortlist for the World Mayor 2016 prize. The prize will reward Mayors that have made exceptional efforts to welcome refugees and integrate migrants. Find out how you can support the President of the ALDE group in the CoR to win the 2016 World Mayor Prize.
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe held their latest session from 10 to 14 October in Strasbourg, France. The ALDE Group in the PACE raised important topics in the discussions, ranging from PACE relations with Russia to the situation of democracy, rule of law and human rights in Turkey.
The CALD held its annual Executive Committee meeting and Congress last weekend in Bangkok, Thailand, where participants discussed the rise of illiberalism in Asia and the world, adopted revised statutes, and paid their respects to the Thai people following the death of their beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
On 20 October ALDE Party Vice President Ilhan Kyuchyuk MEP joined ALDE Party individual members in Latvia on a discussion on the topic of Europe and jobs of tomorrow. Meetings were held in Denmark and the Netherlands too.