Category Archives: ALDE

Digital Single Market: Contract law-related barriers must be torn down

The ALDE Group in the European Parliament this week discussed proposed new legislation on contract law reform, the aim of which is to help build a genuine Digital Single Market in the European Union, by eliminating the key contract law-re…

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European Commission spending for 2014 approved by the Parliament

One of the most important documents reviewing spending of common financial resources at the EU level has been approved today by the European Parliament sitting during a plenary session in Brussels.

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Railway sector reform: ALDE strongly supports the railway package’s agreement on the technical pillar

The European Parliament has today cleared the way for the first and technical part of the so-called 4th EU railway package, which focuses on the elimination of the remaining administrative and technical barriers in the European railway se…

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EU-Turkey deal: crack down on free media does not bring visa liberalisation closer

In’ t Veld: “Europe is divided, paralysed and weak. And Erdogan knows it. The only answer is European unity.

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European Parliament adopts legislation to end interest rate fraud

The European Parliament today adopted, by a large majority, legislation introduced by ALDE MEP Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (VVD, Netherlands) aimed at ending the stream of scandals regarding manipulation of financial indices, including the Lib…

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Strategy for the Alpine Region : ALDE welcomes European Parliament’s support

Strategy for the Alpine Region : ALDE welcomes European Parliament's support
The ALDE Group in the European Parliament warmly welcomes the adoption of Ulrike Müller’s opinion on a European Union Strategy for the Alpine Region. Being one of the most dynamic, innovative and competitive parts of Europe, the region still faces major challenges that need to be addressed communally by the EU

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10.000 refugee and migrant children missing: ALDE demands answers

Reacting to EUROPOL ‘s recent statement about the 10.000 refugee and migrant children who have disappeared during the last months, the ALDE Group in the European Parliament urges the European agency and Member States to clarify the situat…

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Europol must be given a genuine European investigation capacity

ALDE tables four amendments to reform Europol and deliver more integrated European police cooperation.

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“Let us fast forward towards more innovation in agriculture” – Huitema on European farming

"Let us fast forward towards more innovation in agriculture" - Huitema on European farming
Overcoming its political divisions, The AGRI Committee in the European Parliament today gave its strong support for more innovation in agriculture, adopting by a large majority Jan Huitema’s report on enhancing innovation in agriculture.  
 

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ALDE Group welcomes the Commission’s proposal on visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizens

The ALDE Group in the European Parliament welcomes the European Commission’s proposal to lift visa requirements for Ukrainian citizens when travelling to the Schengen area.

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