PRESS ADVISORY - Liberal Pre-Summit meeting on 18 December 2014, Brussels | ALDE Party

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ALDE Party press release

At the invitation of Sir Graham Watson, President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) Party, liberal Prime Ministers and European Commissioners will meet at the Cercle de Lorraine in Brussels on 18 December ahead of the European Council Summit.

Among the participants will be:

  • Sir Graham Watson, President of the ALDE Party (Host)
  • Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg
  • Miro Cerar, Prime Minister of Slovenia
  • Charles Michel, Prime Minister of Belgium
  • Taavi Rõivas, Prime Minister of Estonia
  • Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of The Netherlands
  • Andrus Ansip, Vice President of the European Commission, European Commissioner for Digital Single Market
  • Violeta Bulc, European Commissioner for Transport
  • Věra Jourová, European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
  • Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition
  • Guy Verhofstadt, Leader of the ALDE Group in the European Parliament
  • Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank


Cercle de Lorraine - 6 Place Poelaert  - 1000 Bruxelles


11:45 – 12:00     Arrival of the participants

12:00 – 13:45     Liberal Pre-Summit meeting

Press accreditations

For accreditation and bilateral interview requests, please fill in the form below: 

Additional press information can be obtained through Didrik de Schaetzen, ALDE Party Head of Communications, at +32 479 33 10 27 or via
Journalists and crews must carry a valid form of identification at all times while on site

For further information about the Pre-Summit meeting, please contact ALDE Party Events Officer Emily Death on +32 2 237 01 49

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