Category Archives: ALDE

ALDE budget proposals for putting all EU documents online

ALDE MEPs in the Civil Liberties (LIBE) committee have launched a new campaign for more transparency with regard to EU lawmaking and better public accesses to documents.

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Guy Verhofstadt: “New European Commission threatens to fall short in many respects.”

Ahead of the European Summit on 30th of August, the European Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) have expressed strong concerns regarding the composition of the foreseen European Commission.

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Lithuania formally approved as 19th member of Eurozone

Lithuania formally approved as 19th member of Eurozone
ALDE MEPs today welcomed a Council decision formally approving of Lithuania’s adoption of the euro as its currency.

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More ambitious binding energy efficiency targets must remain a priority

EU Commissioners met today in Brussels to outline the European Commission’s new energy saving proposals for 2030.

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ALDE welcomes nomination of Czech commissioner designate, Vera Jourova

Guy Verhofstadt welcomed news from Prague that the Government has finally settled on the name of Vera Jourova as the country’s candidate for European Commissioner.

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Malaysian airlines flight MH17 crash: ALDE calls for full and transparent investigation

The tragic crash of a Malaysian airlines passenger jet today over the disputed eastern territory of Ukraine whilst on a routine flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur raises many questions and suspicions that it was a despicable act of ter…

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Situation in Iraq: EU should focus on a political solution

The European Parliament adopted a cross-party resolution today in Strasbourg on the situation in Iraq. ALDE Spokesperson on Iraq – Marietje Schaake, (D66, The Netherlands) believes security must be ensured, but the focus should lie on a…

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Situation in Iraq: EU should focus on a political solution

The European Parliament adopted a cross-party resolution today in Strasbourg on the situation in Iraq. ALDE Spokesperson on Iraq – Marietje Schaake, (D66, The Netherlands) believes security must be ensured, but the focus should lie on a…

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Combatting youth unemployment must be backbone of EU policy

Ahead of today’s vote on a European Parliament resolution on measures to tackle youth employment, the Group of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) reiterates its call for a European growth strategy.

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More sanctions are the only way to keep Russia on the right side of the Ukranian border

ALDE spokesperson on Ukraine, Hans van Baalen, MEP (VVD, The Netherlands) has warned Russia to turn words into actions during a debate in the European Parliament on Ukraine.

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