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"Why not?", Margrethe Vestager meets Alde Individual Members in Lisbon

In this contribution from Portugal, country coordinator Luiz Menezes describes an important debate on the role of women in politics. The contributions focuses on the opinions of EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who explains why, in the current European scenario, it is most important that ordinary people engage in politics and as individual members of Alde… 494 more words


Europe and Challenges of Migration Flows, Rome

ALDE Party individual members are invited to participate in this event.

Wednesday 22 November 2017 15:00 – 19:00 CEE

Centro Congressi Cavour
Via Cavour, 50… 30 more words


Govt spokesman hits back at Verhofstadt

In an open letter to head Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the ALDE group, the government spokesman, Zoltan Kovacs, wrote that Verhofstadt’s name “appears prominently on the leaked internal… 160 more words

“You can’t say no to Emma”: The radical challenge of making the United States of Europe

 Claudia Basta describes in this article the meeting which took place in Rome, which brought together some pro-European political figures and activists, headed by Guy Verhofstadt, to discuss the prospect of possible United States of Europe… 966 more words


What the Maastricht Conference can teach us!

In this contribution, Thalia Ntoka, ALDE Party individual member from Greece and also a member of the Steering Committee refers to the recent conference in Maastricht, organised 25 years after the Treaty which gave birth to the European Union. 798 more words


Davis requests UK Liberal MEP reprimand

The ALDE Group in the European Parliament has expressed its deep concern at the emergence of a letter from the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis, to the leader of the UK Liberal Democrats Vince Cable. 416 more words


The Balfour Declaration, 100 Years On

This year is the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, which was contained in a letter from the then British Foreign Secretary, Arthur Balfour,  to a leading member of the country’s Jewish community, Lord Rothschild, and in which the British Government, headed by David Lloyd George, said that it viewed with favour the establishment of a national home for the Jews in Palestine, providing the civil and religious rights of the non-Jewish population there were not compromised. 347 more words