Francois Decoser
Keeping it simple shouldn’t be difficult
07/12/2016

How REFIT wants to keep EU laws simple and less costly EU laws should be as simple and reduce the... Read more

European Liberals call for a simplified EU Cohesion Policy without national government management
05/12/2016

The move would reduce "gold plating" and allow subnational managing authorities to apply directly to the European Commission. The Congress... Read more

Liberal Mayors Summit agrees Principles that Make a City Liberal
04/12/2016

During the Liberal Mayors Summit twenty mayors from fourteen different European countries discussed and agreed a document setting out the... Read more

ALDE CoR at Climate Change COP22 conference
23/11/2016

An important delegation of the ALDE Group in the Committee of the Regions participated in the COP22 Climate change conference... Read more

Towards the circular economy: local and regional solutions to food waste
19/10/2016

Reducing waste saves money and nature at the same time. This is a win-win situation.Ossi MARTIKAINEN, ALDE-CoR rapporteur According to... Read more

Turlais welcomes modernization and simplification of VAT rules
18/10/2016

The members of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) broadly support the European Commission's move to modernise VAT in... Read more

Ossi Martikainen, Food Waste, ALDE Group in the European Committee of the Regions
Aviation strategy to foster growth, jobs and mobility
18/10/2016

An aviation strategy is important for economic growth, jobs, trade and mobility in the EUrapporteur Ulrika Landergren (SE / Liberalerna)... Read more

Bart Somers elected as new ALDE CoR President
11/10/2016

Elected today by the ALDE Group in the Committee of the Regions, Bart Somers (BE / Open VLD), Mayor of... Read more

Bart Somers, Mayor of Mechelen, Julian King, European Commission, ALDE Group in the European Committee of the Regions
Commissioner King discusses Mechelen approach to radicalisation
07/10/2016

European Commissioner for the security union Julian King discussed the approach the city of Mechelen and its Mayor Bart Somers... Read more

ALDE CoR contributes to the State of the Union
09/09/2016

Ahead of the State of the Union debate on 14 September, the ALDE Group in the European Committee of the… Read more

ALDE Group Rae Parish, Haapsalu Estonia.
Local and regional politicians meet in Estonia to discuss entrepreneurship, active and healthy ageing
08/09/2016

The average age of Europe’s population has been steadily rising and one of the EU’s main objectives for a competitive economy... Read more

Agnes DUDU, ALDE group meeting
Acting President Agnès Durdu expresses solidarity after Nice attack
20/07/2016

Our acting Group President Agnès Durdu (LU / DP) expressed her solidarity after the attacks in Nice, France of 14… Read more