7th Liberal Mayors Summit: Rule of Law

The 7th Liberal Mayors Summit will take place on 26 November 2020. Together with the European Commission Vice-President Vera Jourová Mayors will discuss the EU’s first Rule of Law report.

The Summit, led by Renew Europe CoR President François Decoster, Mayor of Saint-Omer, France, will digitally gather more than 20 Mayors from 12 different countries. It will kick off with a discussion on upholding the Rule of Law in Europe, with a keynote address by Vice-President of the European Commission Vera Jourova, with reactions by among others Dirk Wedel, State Secretary, Ministry of Justice, of North Rhine Westphalia and Michal Simecka MEP, EP rapporteur on EU Mechanism on Democracy, the Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights. 

Following this, there will also be a debate on how to support campaigns for LGBTI+ citizens in Poland, and an exchange of views on the management of the still ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

Follow the 7th Liberal Mayors Summit during our Facebook Live – Thursday 26 November 2020 from 15.30 to 18.30.

The Liberal Mayors Summit, and the Liberal Mayors Network, meet normally annually at the ALDE Party Congress. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this year’s edition will take place digitally.

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