Bart Somers inspires European Commission trainees
11/10/2017

On Thursday 5 October our President Bart Somers welcomed almost 1,000 trainees of the European Commission. Bart Somers gave an... Read more

Bart Somers’ intervention on Catalonia in the European Committee of the Regions
10/10/2017

Debate on Catalonia   Committee of the Regions Plenary – 10 October 2017 Intervention by Bart Somers (ALDE CoR President)… Read more

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Regions bring Space down to Earth
09/10/2017

Space isn’t irrelevant for regions nor is it too far away: space matters, whether through satellite navigation or Earth observation... Read more

Erasmus with a twist
03/10/2017

After the success of Erasmus for students, apprentices, young entrepreneurs, higher education professionals and journalists, ALDE's Vice-President in the European... Read more

Martikainen elected new chair of Natural Resources Commission
26/09/2017

The Natural Resources Commission (NAT) remit includes the common agricultural policy, fisheries policy, food policy and consumer affairs, health policy... Read more

The cheapest energy is the one we don’t use
10/07/2017

Energy efficiency is crucially important for achieving Europe's climate and energy targets. The EU should therefore be more ambitious says... Read more

Brexit: the impact on Ireland
20/06/2017

Brexit: the impact on Ireland The ALDE Group in the CoR became the first delegation of the Committee of the... Read more

Building trust and fostering innovation in Slovenia
06/06/2017

Rebuilding trust in government with bottom-up policies At the ALDE Party Council meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia, our group looked into... Read more

Summit of young elected local and regional leaders
23/05/2017

Following our Liberal Mayors Summit success, we are organising a Summit of Young Elected Local and Regional Leaders. The summit... Read more

Innovation for social solutions
16/05/2017

Social innovation is a new approach which can be a key instrument for combating youth unemployment, bringing people with greater... Read more

Bart Somers, 2016 World Mayor prize winner, pays tribute to Dr Benjamin Barber, author of If Mayors Ruled the World, and founder of the Global Parliament of Mayors
26/04/2017

Bart Somers, 2016 World Mayor prize winner, pays tribute to Dr Benjamin Barber, author of If Mayors Ruled the World, and... Read more

At UN, Bart Somers discusses migration
19/04/2017

Our President participated in the International Dialogue on Migration 2017 organised by the UN's International Organization for Migration (IOM) in... Read more