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2016 Liberal Eyes n°16 - 20/04/16

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18/04/2016
ALDE Party President calls for immediate release of Nadiya Savchenko
ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP calls on Russian authorities to immediately release Ukrainian activist Nadiya Savchenko. This an appeal strongly shared by ALDE-PACE members, who Hans van Baalen met earlier this week during their group meeting to discuss the main issues facing Europe at the moment.
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20/04/2016
Germany pays tribute to Hans-Dietrich Genscher
On Sunday 17 April top diplomats, political leaders and colleagues paid tribute in a state ceremony in Bonn, Germany to the former FDP Chairman and Minister of Foreign Affairs Hans-Dietrich Genscher, who passed away on 1 April.
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18/04/2016
HNS elects Ivan Vrdoljak as new party president
On Saturday 16 April ALDE Party member HNS held its 13th electoral Congress in Zagreb, Croatia, bringing together more than 1,000 delegates and party members. During the Congress, Ivan Vrdoljak MP was elected to succeed Vesna Pusić as the party's President.
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19/04/2016
Individual Members discuss future of the EU at Liberal Camp in Milan
On Sunday 17 April ALDE Party Individual Members held for the first time a Liberal Camp in Milan, Italy. Over 100 participants, including Individual Members Steering Committee Chair Julie Cantalou, joined the discussions on the future of the European Union and on how IMs are building a Europe that works.
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19/04/2016
Norwegian Venstre's Congress focuses on youth
From 15 to 17 April ALDE Party member in Norway Venstre hosted their National Conference in Tønsberg. During the three-day conference, participants discussed and voted on political statements focused on the topic of youth and children. Trine Skei Grande was re-elected as Venstre's leader.
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20/04/2016
Estonian Reform MP puts forward liberal bill on digital ridesharing
In a first reading speech, Kalle Palling MP (Reform Party, Estonia), introduced a draft legislation on ridesharing to the Estonian Parliament. If passed, the proposal would place Estonia at the forefront of digital implementation and regulate ridesharing services for the first time in Europe.
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18/04/2016
D66 Congress marks the start of the 50th anniversary celebration
On Saturday 16 April ALDE Party member D66 hosted their 103rd Congress in Arnhem, the Netherlands, marking the start of the D66 50th anniversary celebrations. D66 leader Alexander Pechtold outlined the challenges of the next government, such as ensuring equal opportunities in education or pension reforms.
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20/04/2016
Individual Members debate on EU referendum in London
Individual Members met in London on Monday 18 April to hear from ALDE Party Vice President Ros Scott, Lib Dem project director for the EU referendum campaign Iain Gill and UK Individual Members coordinator Stuart Bonar. Find out how to get involved in the #INtogether campaign ahead of the EU referendum.
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