2016 Liberal Eyes n°18 - 04/05/16 | ALDE Party

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2016 Liberal Eyes n°18 - 04/05/16

Liberals discuss the human rights situation in Donbas and Crimea
ALDE Party Vice President Markus Löning spoke on a panel organised by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation in Ukraine, where, as part of his visit to Kiev, he held a series of talks with Liberal partners on Liberal party developments and the overall political situation in the country.
ALDE Group welcomes new MEP Lieve Wierinck
Lieve Wierinck from Belgian ALDE Party member Open Vld will be the new MEP of the ALDE Group in the European Parliament. She will replace Philippe de Backer, who will now be the Secretary of State in Belgium's Federal Government responsible for the North Sea, privacy and the battle against social fraud.
LYMEC elects new leadership
More than 150 delegates from the European Liberal Youth - LYMEC member organisations attended the LYMEC Electoral Congress in Vienna, Austria on 29 and 30 April. Sissel Kvist, from the youth branch of ALDE Party member Radikale Venstre, was elected as the new President for the next two years.
Join UK Liberal Democrats #INtogether campaign
ALDE Party Vice President Ros Scott and Catherine Bearder MEP invite you to join the UK Liberal Democrats on 14 May to help them win the fight to keep Britain in Europe ahead of the EU-UK referendum at the end of June. Call to action: Join the #INtogether campaign and find out more.
Liberal approach to prevent radicalisation attracts European interest
The ALDE Group Vice President in the Committee of the Regions Bart Somers recently presented his draft report on how to combat radicalisation and prevent violent extremism. His approach has sparked European interest, with for instance Spanish, British and European media interested in his achievements.
1 month to go for the ALDE Party Council in Vilnius
The next ALDE Party Council meeting will take place on Saturday 4 June 2016 in Vilnius, Lithuania, hosted by ALDE Party member Lietuvos Respublikos liberalų sąjūdis. The countdown is now on: 1 month to go! Share your excitement on social media by using the hashtag #ALDECouncil.

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