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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).

Justin Trudeau: "The whole world benefits from strong EU"


One day after the European Parliament approved the EU-Canada trade agreement (CETA), the Liberal Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau travelled to Strasbourg to address the European Parliament on Thursday 16 February.

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  • Local liberal politicians work to open up opportunities for citizens 21/02/2017
    Liberal local and regional politicians at the ALDE Group of the Committee of the Regions have come up with proposals to open up new opportunities for citizens and businesses. In the past weeks, ALDE-CoR members have put forward reports for an improved water management and for better cross-border travelling.
  • 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. Heading two important events, they shared their liberal vision with Liberal Iniciativa and Democratas, aiming at understanding the challenges of the current political issues in Portugal.
  • Sir Graham Watson recovering 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.