2014 Liberal Eyes n°03 - 22/01/14 | ALDE Party

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2014 Liberal Eyes n°03 - 22/01/14

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20/01/2014
Olli Rehn and Guy Verhofstadt reach agreement on lead candidacy
In a statement on Monday, ALDE Party President Sir Graham Watson announced that Olli Rehn and Guy Verhofstadt, the two candidates in the race for selection by the European Liberal Democrats to lead the forthcoming election campaign, have reached an agreement.
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21/01/2014
ALDE Party VP Graf Lambsdorff elected FDP head of list
The FDP met on Sunday in Bonn for their Europaparteitag Congress where delegates adopted the European election manifesto and confirmed their candidate list with ALDE Party Vice President and current MEP Alexander Graf Lambsdorff elected head of the list.
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19/01/2014
Ukraine - ALDE Party calls on Yanukovich to respect freedom of speech
The ALDE Party strongly condemns the latest developments in Ukraine where President Yanukovich continues to abuse power against its own people and in introducing a bill to prohibit any kind of demonstration against the government continues to deprive Ukrainians from their most basic civic rights.
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16/01/2014
Murder of Independent Liberal Party member Dimitrije Janićijevića
Commenting on the murder last week of the candidate for mayor of North Mitrovica in Kosovo, Dimitrije Janićijevića, ALDE Party President Sir Graham Watson: "The ALDE Party strongly condemns this horrendous act which took place in the early hours on Thursday 16 January."
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17/01/2014
Slovak liberals present their list of European elections candidates
The top three candidates for Slovakia's Sloboda a Solidarita are economist and founder of the F. A. Hayek Foundation in Slovakia, Dr Ján Oravec, parliamentarian Lucia Nicholsonová and Richard Sulík MP, founder and leader of SaS.
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17/01/2014
European liberals pledge to fight for LGBT equality
Last week, Liberal MEPs and candidates joined forces by pledging to fight for LGBT rights at the European elections. Liberals 4 Equality, the European liberal network for LGBT rights, has been among the first to back a new campaign by ILGA-Europe to put LGBT equality issues at the top of the EU agenda.
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17/01/2014
Cyprus court verdict could undermine democracy
The ALDE Party regrets a recent verdict from a Cyprus court, which ruled against the demand of the United Democrats to obtain coverage on the state television channel CYBC for their candidate Praxoula Antoniadou Kyriakou during last year's Presidential elections.
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14/01/2014
Invitation: Liberal Breakfast on the Greek EU Presidency
On 1 January, Greece assumed the EU Presidency for the fifth time. You are kindly invited to attend the Liberal Breakfast on 29 January to discuss the priorities of this Presidency with Drassi President Theodoros Skylakakis MEP and Dimitrios Katsoudas, Forum for Greece.
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17/01/2014
Invitation: Liberal pub quiz in Brussels
Do you have what it takes to call yourself a liberal? Test your knowledge on all things liberal in competition with fellow liberals. Join us on Wednesday 29 January in the Maxburg café on Rue Stevin in Brussels. Registration is required.
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