2015 Liberal Eyes n°34 - 30/09/15 | ALDE Party

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2015 Liberal Eyes n°34 - 30/09/15

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28/09/2015
Record turnout in Catalan regional elections held on Sunday
On Sunday, Catalonia held elections to the Catalan Parliament with a historic record turnout of 77% of voters. ALDE Party member Convergència Democràtica de Catalunya - which ran in the elections as a member of the pro-independence coalition Junts pel Sí (Together for Yes) - came out as the leading force.
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27/09/2015
Centerpartiet Congress focuses on employment, environment and NATO
From 24 to 27 September, ALDE Party member Centerpartiet held its annual Congress in Falun, Sweden. The motions discussed focused on employment, environment, rural development, entrepreneurship and NATO membership.
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25/09/2015
Cecilia Malmström delivers Isaiah Berlin Lecture in New York
Last Thursday at the Yale Club of New York City, Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade, delivered the 2015 Liberal International Isaiah Berlin Lecture on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, in the margin of the opening session of the United Nations General Assembly.
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28/09/2015
Sir Graham Watson shares proposals on refugee crisis
ALDE Party President Sir Graham Watson shared a Monday Talk with the online outlet Vocal International on the refugee crisis. He said we have reached this situation ‘’through insufficient attention to the development needs of the world’s poor and through ill-advised or unfinished military operations.’’
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27/09/2015
NEOS mobilises for Vienna
In a climate of political polarisation, NEOS narrowly missed to enter the regional parliament of Upper Austria during the regional elections held on Sunday. The focus is now on the important regional elections in Vienna on 11 October; an environment that will be more favourable for a good result.
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28/09/2015
Radikale Venstre and Yabloko find common values and points for interaction
On 25 September, ALDE member parties Radikale Venstre and Yabloko, with the support of the ALDE Party, co-hosted a conference in the Danish Parliament in Copenhagen bent on finding the right tools to strengthen dialogue, tear down stereotypes and enhance co-operation.
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28/09/2015
Individual members launch Greek Chapter of ALDE GEN
On Friday 25 September, the first local chapter of the ALDE Party Gender Equality Network was launched by ALDE Party individual members in Greece who are eager to discuss, work on and promote ideas and policies on the topics of equality, equal rights and equal opportunities for women across Greece.
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28/09/2015
LYMEC Young Leaders gather in Barcelona
Last weekend, LYMEC member organisations’ Presidents and Vice-Presidents met in Barcelona to exchange experiences and gather best practices. In the context of the Catalan elections, the participants also joined the pre-electoral rally of ALDE Party Member Convergència Democràtica de Catalunya.
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28/09/2015
Individual members' delegates elections are under way
Voting is under way for the election of the two delegates that will represent the European-wide individual members of the ALDE Party at this year’s Congress that will be held from 19-21 November in Budapest. Members can vote until Monday morning 5 October 08h00 CET.
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26/09/2015
Individual members expanding in Germany
ALDE Party presented the individual members initiative at the FDP Neumitglieder (new members) Kongress in North Rhine Westphalia. German ALDE Individual Members’ Coordinator Chris Pyak presented the initiative to 150 guests of the conference.
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