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2017 Liberal Eyes n°04 - 01/02/17

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01/02/2017
Guy Verhofstadt defends liberal values at 2017's Isaiah Berlin lecture
Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's chief negotiator for Brexit and ALDE Group leader, addressed on Monday a crowded room at the Chatham House in London for this year's Liberal International's Isaiah Berlin lecture: "Brexit is a golden opportunity to get our act together inside the European Union."
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30/01/2017
NEOS elects new Board in largest General Assembly ever
On Saturday 28 January our member party in Austria, NEOS, hosted its annual General Assembly in Vienna with the highest participation ever. Around 400 participants came together to elect a new NEOS Board and to listen to the words offered by Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel as guest of honour.
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30/01/2017
Ciudadanos moves forward: new Board and visual identity
Last Sunday the President of Ciudadanos, Albert Rivera, presented in Madrid the new Executive Board of the party formed by 37 experts from the civil society aiming to change Spain with values and reforms: "Today a new era starts for Ciudadanos, we start a new cycle of growth in order to govern Spain in 2019."
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30/01/2017
Dear Donald Trump - Please drop your immigration ban!
After expressing our concerns over Donald Trump's presidency on his first day just two weeks ago, some of our biggest concerns are becoming a reality. So today we have a message for President Trump: Please drop your immigration ban. Read more on how to stand with us as these are not values we share.
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30/01/2017
Individual members hold political debates in Germany and Portugal
Individual members of the ALDE Party are becoming more and more involved in the promotion of liberal values, organising meetings and events around Europe. Last week individual members hosted political discussions in Hamburg, Germany, and in Lisbon, Portugal.
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31/01/2017
ALDE-CoR members prepare ahead of next week's plenary week
Preparing for next week's plenary week at the Committee of the Regions, ALDE-CoR members from Sweden and Estonia suggest a strategy to deal with alcohol-related harm and put forward policy recommendations for an efficient 5th generation Internet and more open public WiFi connections throughout the EU.
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20/01/2017
New country coordinators elected in Italy and Netherlands
Individual members in Italy and the Netherlands recently elected new country coordinators. In Italy, a by-election was held. Antonio Stango won the election. In the Netherlands, two new country coordinators had to be elected. Michel Schutter and Pascal Jacobs received most votes.
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25/01/2017
8 ALDE MEPs shortlisted for the MEP Awards 2017
Eight ALDE Group Members of the European Parliament have been shortlisted for the MEP Awards 2017, a prize annually organised by the Parliament Magazine to celebrate the work and achievements of MEPs across a range of policy areas. Find out who are the ALDE Group nominees in this article.

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