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Jüri Ratas presents priorities of Estonian EU Presidency


Since 1 July, Estonia holds the presidency of the Council of the European Union. ALDE Prime Minister Jüri Ratas presented the priorities of the Estonian EU Presidency in the European Parliament.

Liberalerna and Centerpartiet take stage at Almedalen Week


Last week Swedish political parties came together for Almedalen Week with speeches, seminars and political activities. Take a look at the best moments of Swedish ALDE members, Centerpartiet and Liberalerna.

"Let's think differently", FDP's slogan for German elections


German Liberals FDP presented some core elements of their campaign #WirDenkenNeu "(Let’s think differently") ahead of the German federal elections in September.

Do you know all the ALDE Ministers & MPs in the EU?


Have you ever wondered how many Ministers or MPs in the EU are members of ALDE? You can now easily find it out: take a look at the recently launched pages on our website and meet all ALDE Ministers and MPs.

SFP and Keskusta take stage at SuomiAreena


Inspired by the Almedalen Week in Sweden, Finnish political parties and citizens came together in the city of Pori for SuomiAreena. Finnish ALDE Party members Suomen Keskusta and Svenska Folkpartiet actively participated.

Individual members to elect Congress & Council delegates


To determine who will represent individual members at the ALDE Party Congress 2017 and the ALDE Party Council, two online elections will be held. There are 12 candidates for Congress delegate and 2 for Council delegate.

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  • ALDE and EPP join forces to call on EU institutions to re-evaluate EU-Moldova Association Agreement following democratic setback 26/07/2017
    With regards to the situation in the Republic of Moldova, the European People’s Party (EPP) President, Joseph Daul, together with the President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE), Hans van Baalen, have today made a joint statement:“It is with increasing concern that the ALDE Party and the European People’s Party (EPP) continue to observe the deterioration of the rule of law and democratic standards in the Republic of Moldova. Instead of seeking to advance the country and its people along the road to prosperity, the Democratic Party (PDM), together with the Socialists (PSRM), spearheaded by their leader Plahotniuc, have chosen to strengthen autocracy.”
  • Liberal International President barred from meeting Philippines political prisoner 24/07/2017
    Almost 5 months after Philippine Liberal Senator Leila de Lima – an outspoken critic of President Rodrigo Duterte – was arrested in the Philippines, the President of Liberal International, Juli Minoves, was arbitrarily barred from meeting face-to-face with the human rights champion while Chair of Liberal International’s Human Rights Committee and ALDE Party Vice President, Markus Loening, was granted access and a meeting at the site of her incarceration.
  • ALDE-CoR focuses on energy efficiency 19/07/2017
    Ahead of last week's Committee of the Regions summer plenary session, ALDE-CoR member Michiel Rijsberman issued an opinion stating that the EU should be more ambitious in terms of energy efficiency: "A higher energy saving target would reduce the EU’s gas import and create additional jobs in Europe."
  • Short summer break for Liberal Eyes newsletter 18/07/2017
    The weekly newsletter of the ALDE Party, Liberal Eyes, will be on a short summer break. There will be no newsletter for the next few weeks, unless there are important news to bring to you. The next scheduled edition will be on Wednesday 30 August. In the meantime, follow our news via social media!