ALDE Local and Regional Politicians Awards (LeaDeR) lunch reception

The ALDE group in the European Committee of the Regions is happy to invite you to attend the festive ALDE Local and Regional Politicians Awards (LeaDeR) lunch reception, which is taking place on Monday 25 April from 12.15-14:15 CET in the building of the European Committee of the Regions (Rue Belliard 101, 1040 Brussels, Atrium 5).

This is the fifth time that the ALDE group in the Committee of the Regions organises these awards, which aim to recognise the work of outstanding local and regional liberal and democrat politicians and foster best practice at sub-national level.

In total, 35 shortlisted candidates have been selected from ALDE and EDP member parties for 7 different categories of awards. Please find the agenda and list of finalists here.

The reception will be attended by finalists, members of the ALDE-CoR group and MEPs. ALDE Party Individual Members are also invited to join the event. It is an excellent opportunity to network, meet with other European liberal politicians and support finalists!

The draft agenda of the event is the following:

12:15 – 12:45 Arrival and registration in the European Committee of the Regions
12:45 – 13:00 Drinks and welcome addresses by ALDE-CoR President Bas VERKERK and ALDE Party President Hans van BAALEN
13:00 – 13:30 Announcement of winners of LeaDeR awards in the following categories:
  • Young European of the Year
  • Most effective EU Ambassador
  • Best Elections Campaign
  • Achievement in interaction with citizens via Digital Communication
  • Achievement in Opposition
  • Achievement in Government
  • Lifetime Achievement award
13:30 – 14:15 Lunch reception, family photo and other photo opportunities

Please confirm your attendance by online form here or by contacting the secretariat by Monday 18 April.

More information on the LeaDeR awards can be found here.

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