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Spain and Portugal: Symbolic sanctions for breaking deficit targets needed – Commission should have shown that persistent breaches of the EU budgetary rules have political consequences-

Reacting to today’s European Commission decision to propose to Member States not to sanction Spain and Portugal for persistently breaching the deficit targets under the Stability and Growth Pact, the rules to co-ordinate fiscal policies i…

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Guy Verhofstadt: “Parliament will block a deal that creates a new favourable status for the UK.”

Reacting to the news coverage that British PM Theresa May is on her way to negotiating UK access to the single market with an additional rebate and a 7 to 10 year emergency break on EU-migration, Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the Liberals an…

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Guy Verhofstadt: “Parliament will block a deal that creates a new favourable status for the UK.”

Reacting to the news coverage that British PM Theresa May is on her way to negotiating UK access to the single market with an additional rebate and a 7 to 10 year emergency break on EU-migration, Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the Liberals an…

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ALDE MEP Martina Dlabajová: EU Youth Guarantee not fully exploited in Italy

ALDE MEP Martina Dlabajová: EU Youth Guarantee not fully exploited in Italy
A delegation of members of the European Parliament’s Committee on Budgetary Control, headed by ALDE MEP Martina Dlabajová, has accomplished their fact-finding mission to Southern Italy to investigate the use of the European Social Fund, with particular reference to the Youth employment initiative (YEI) and Youth Guarantee, in the Italian regions of Sicily and Calabria.

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Ukraine: ALDE delegation meets president Poroshenko and political partners to discuss visa liberalisation process

An ALDE Delegation is today in Kiev and Lviv, Ukraine, to hold high-level meetings with president Poroshenko, Ukrainian leaders, and political partners, as well as representatives from civil society. ALDE members will also meet officials…

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EU funds: ALDE MEP Martina Dlabajová leads fact-finding mission to Southern Italy

EU funds: ALDE MEP Martina Dlabajová leads fact-finding mission to Southern Italy

From the 18th to the 20th July, ALDE MEP Martina Dlabajová will lead a fact-finding mission of the Budgetary Control Committee (CONT) to Southern Italy to investigate the use of the European Social Fund (ESF), with particular reference to the Youth employment initiative (YEI) and Youth Guarantee.

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Verhofstadt: “Death penalty will only lead to an end of the talks with Turkey”

Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament, comments on the recent developments in Turkey:

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Nice : l’ADLE apporte son soutien au peuple français.

Nice : l’ADLE apporte son soutien au peuple français.
Suite à l’acte de pure barbarie commis à Nice au soir du 14 juillet, l’Alliance des démocrates et des libéraux pour l’Europe présente ses sincères condoléances aux familles et aux proches des victimes, et tient à marquer son soutien au peuple français dans cette nouvelle épreuve.
Guy Verhofstadt a déclaré : “Je suis choqué par l’attaque barbare commise à Nice le 14 juillet. Tant d’innocents sont morts. C’est une attaque contre les valeurs françaises, qui sont aussi nos valeurs européennes: Liberté, Egalite et Fraternité. Mes pensées vont aux victimes et à leurs familles”.

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Israeli NGO Bill harms democracy and limits the activities of human rights defenders

The NGO Law voted by the Knesset, which applies to any Israeli organisation that receives more than half of its funding from foreign state sources, including from the EU and UN, will strongly impact the activities of these entities.

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Social dumping: labour mobility and Europe’s competitiveness must be safeguarded

Social dumping: labour mobility and Europe’s competitiveness must be safeguarded
Following the adoption of a report on social dumping in the EU by the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, ALDE MEP, Martina Dlabajová (ANO, Czech Republic), ALDE shadow rapporteur on this matter, said:

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