On 21 November 2015 at their Congress in Budapest, the Alliance of the Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party elected Hans van Baalen MEP as their President, succeeding Sir Graham Watson.
Members of the media are invited to a Press breakfast meeting on Wednesday 9 December 2015 from 8:00 to 9:30 at the ALDE Party headquarters.
During the event, Hans van Baalen will answer questions on his presidency priorities, insight of the upcoming Council Summit meeting; what new ways can European Liberals propose to tackle the refugee crisis or how can we protect liberal values in the face of calls for increased surveillance and security measures.
Please register using http://www.aldeparty.eu/en/press-accreditation-form.
When: Wednesday 9 November 2015 from 8:00 to 9:30
Venue: ALDE Party - Rue d'Idalie 11, 1050 Brussels
Note to editors:
Hans van Baalen is a Member of the European Parliament for VVD since 2009. Prior to that he was a Member of the House of Representatives in the Netherlands from 1999 to 2002 and from 2003 to 2009. He was also the President of Liberal International between 2009 and 2014.
The ALDE Party consists of 57 member parties and many individual members from 37 countries across Europe.