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Benelux PMs determined to make a success of the EU


In preparation of the Rome Declaration, the three Benelux countries, led by Liberal Prime Ministers, Charles Michel, Mark Rutte and Xavier Bettel, have issued a joint statement expressing their common vision on Europe's future.

ALDE Party Congress 2017 will take place in December in Amsterdam


Save the date: Following the ALDE Party Bureau meeting in Brussels, it is now officially confirmed that the 38th ALDE Party Congress will take place from 1 to 3 December 2017 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Liberal female politicians gather for 2017 European Women's Academy


Last weekend the ALDE Party brought together 15 rising stars from ALDE member parties for the first session of our 2017 European Women’s Academy of political leadership and campaigning.

Bart Somers awarded 2016 World Mayor Prize


Bart Somers, President of the ALDE Group in the Committee of the Regions and Mayor of Mechelen, has been awarded the 2016 World Mayor Prize as recognition for his outstanding achievements in welcoming refugees and integrating immigrants.

European Parliament approves EU-Canada trade deal


After seven years of intensive negotiations, the European Parliament has today, with the support of ALDE Group MEPs, approved the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the European Union and Canada (CETA).

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  • Series: Meet the Individual Members UK country coordinator 20/02/2017
    ALDE Party Individual members have launched a new series aimed at highlighting how country coordinators contribute to the promotion of liberal values. This week, get to know Andrea Rusco, the country coordinator of Individual Members in the United Kingdom, a community formed by 200 members.
  • Individual members meet in Portugal 20/02/2017
    Last week Portuguese ALDE Party Individual Members met in their capital city, Lisbon. Liberal Iniciativa launched the Portugal Liberal Manifesto aiming at understanding the challenges of the political present, while Democratas gathered to to find strategies to solve the current political issues in Portugal.
  • Sir Graham Watson recovered after extended hospital stay 17/02/2017
    Welcome back Sir Graham Watson, former ALDE Group and ALDE Party President, from an extended stay in hospital. Members will be pleased to hear that Graham is now convalescing at home and plans soon to return to his work on the European Economic and Social Committee and to the wider political fray.
  • Justin Trudeau: "The whole world benefits from strong EU" 16/02/2017
    One day after the European Parliament approved the EU-Canada trade agreement (CETA), the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau travelled to Strasbourg to address the European Parliament on Thursday 16 February. This was the first time a Canadian Prime Minister gave a speech in the EP plenary.