PRESS INVITE – Liberal leaders to meet in Brussels on 24th of October | ALDE Party

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ALDE Party press release

At the invitation of Sir Graham Watson MEP, President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) Party, the following liberal leaders will meet at the Cercle Royal Gaulois in Brussels on the 24th of October.

  • Andrus Ansip, Prime Minister, Estonia
  • Alenka Bratušek, Prime Minister, Slovenia
  • Mark Rutte, Prime Minister,  the Netherlands
  • Siim Kallas, Vice President, Commissioner for Transport
  • Neelie Kroes, Vice President, Commissioner for Digital Agenda
  • Olli Rehn, Vice President, Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Karel De Gucht, Commissioner for Trade
  • Maire Geoghegan-Quinn, Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science
  • Janez Potočnik, Commissioner for Environment
  • Androulla Vassiliou, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth
  • Guy Verhofstadt MEP, leader of the ALDE Group in the European Parliament


Cercle Royal Gaulois, Rue de la Loi 5, 1000-Bruxelles


11.45 – 12.00 Arrival of the participants

12.00 – 14.00 Liberal ministers and Commissioners meeting (Closed to press, stills/filiming opportunity scheduled. Refreshments available to accredited press.)

14.00 – 14.30 Press conference


Please send all requests to Catherine Hardy, ALDE Party Press Officer, on +32 2 237 0146 or

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