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2016 Liberal Eyes n°24 - 15/06/16

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13/06/2016
Suomen Keskusta focus on employment in their annual Congress
From 10 to 12 June ALDE Party member Suomen Keskusta held their annual Congress in Seinäjoki, Finland. On Saturday morning, the Prime Minister of Finland and Keskusta's party leader, Juha Sipilä, officially opened the Congress. ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP attended the event.
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13/06/2016
European Liberal Democrats condemn Orlando shooting
The ALDE Party condemns the mass shootings in a gay nightclub in Orlando, US. Our thoughts go to the victims of the attack and to their loved ones. We are united in condemning any form of terrorism and violence. Together we stand up for freedom and we are one in working for a world in which love prevails.
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13/06/2016
SFP elects Anna-Maja Henriksson as new party leader
Anna-Maja Henriksson is the new leader of ALDE Party member Svenska Folkpartiet, elected at last weekend's party Congress in Turku, Finland. "I am glad to see that my party made this step towards more equality in our society," she said in her acceptance speech.
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08/06/2016
Liberal Transport Ministers discuss transport policy at Pre-Council
On 7 June, Liberal Transport Ministers met in Luxembourg ahead of the Transport Council paving the way for future liberal coordination in the Council. This was a historic ALDE Party Transport Pre-Council meeting as it had the highest attendance of ministers so far.
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13/06/2016
Remigijus Šimašius elected as new party leader of Liberalai
On Saturday 11 June Liberalai hosted their Congress in Vilnius, in which Remigijus Šimašius, Mayor of Vilnius, was elected as the new party leader. The main goal of the newly elected Chairman is to renovate the party and to work towards a great success in the upcoming Lithuanian parliamentary elections.
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14/06/2016
YABLOKO Lev Shlosberg awarded Boris Nemtsov Prize
On Sunday 12 June Lev Shlosberg, Russian journalist and member of the federal political committee of YABLOKO and Chair of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO, was awarded the Boris Nemtsov Prize for his courage in defending democratic values in Russia.
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14/06/2016
Belgian liberals celebrate 170th anniversary
On Tuesday, Belgian liberals of Open Vld and Mouvement Réformateur celebrated the establishment 170 years ago of the Belgian liberal party. It was on 14 June 1846 in the historic Brussels City Hall that liberal-minded people came together for the founding assembly.
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14/06/2016
Sophie in 't Veld MEP joins march for LGBTI rights in Ukraine
ALDE Group Vice President Sophie in 't Veld MEP joined the Kiev Pride on Sunday 12 June to support those activists, NGOs and citizens fighting to eradicate homophobia and transphobia in Ukraine. "By embracing diversity, the pride participants are paving the way for a more open-minded Ukraine," she said.
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