On Thursday 12 February, ahead of the European Council, liberal Prime Ministers and European Commissioners will meet at the Cercle de Lorraine in Brussels, at the invitation of Sir Graham Watson, President of the ALDE Party.
On 4 February, Prime Ministers and Government Ministers from European liberal parties met in Tallinn, Estonia where they agreed on a joint statement promoting among other things guaranteeing an open internet, fighting for net neutrality and creating a genuine digital single market.
On 5 February, the ALDE Group re-elected Bas Verkerk as its President and endorsed his candidacy to the presidency of the CoR - and ALDE celebrated the 10th anniversary of the formation of the ALDE Group and the 20th anniversary of the existence of a Liberal group in the CoR.
On 10 February, the ALDE Group presented their contribution to an EU roadmap to combat terrorism. The Group is proposing a five point approach to strengthen existing security instruments and fight against the root cause of terrorism and radicalisation.
The ALDE Party Gender Equality Network supports its member parties women’s networks and the actions taken by ALDE Party member parties across Europe on gender equality. It is a voice for equal rights and opportunities for all genders.
On 30 and 31 January, Centre Party politicians from across Sweden came together in Norrköping for their annual Municipality Days. Annie Lööf, the party's leader, highlighted the three main challenges in Sweden and the need for new answers and solutions.