About

WHO WE ARE

Renew Europe is the successor of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) in the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) – a political group that represents liberal & democrat city mayors, regional presidents and ministers, and local and regional councillors in the process of developing EU policies and laws.  The CoR is a political assembly that exists to improve and safeguard a key part of European democracy: the proper involvement in the EU policy process of all the forms of subnational government that can be found in Europe’s Member States.

RENEW EUROPE MEMBERS

Around 16% of full members
Around 16% of alternate members

RENEW EUROPE’S MISSION 

» to ensure that the liberal and democrat goals of helping every individual to achieve their full potential, of defending in equal measure individual and economic freedom in a way which protects the weakest in society, is represented in the policy positions of the CoR, and ultimately of the EU;

  • » to act as a strong pillar of the European liberal family – the ALDE caucus -, bringing added value to its policy proposals from the local and regional perspective, creating new opportunities for action and finding synergies, strengthening the caucus over time, and contributing to a stronger and more liberal European Union.

Rules of Procedure

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PRESIDENCY

Decoster Francois

François DECOSTER 

  • PRESIDENT
  • Mayor of St Omer
    Member of the Hauts de France regional parliament.
Ulrika Landergren debating the Green Deal

Ulrika LANDERGREN

  • FIRST VICE-PRESIDENT
  • Member of Kungsbacka Municipal Council
  • Chair of NAT

Michiel RIJSBERMAN

  • SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT
  • Member of the Executive Council of the Province of Flevoland
Jasna

Jasna                       GABRIČ 

  • THIRD VICE-PRESIDENT
  • Mayor of Trbovlje
  • Chair of JCC North Macedonia

HISTORY

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