Bart Somers, Rokas Masiulis, Petras Austrevicius, Hans van Baalen, Simonas Gentvilas, ALDE Group in the European Committee of the Regions
Strengthening EU Energy Security by improving EU regional strategies

On 3 June, the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) in the EU’s Committee of the Regions (CoR)… Read more

Michiel Rijsberman and Iskra Mihaylova, ALDE Group meeting in Klaipeda, Lithuania
EU Cohesion policy: a stronger role for regional and local players

Almost a third of the total EU budget of 351,8 billion euro has been allocated for the cohesion policy over… Read more

Ossi Martikainen, Food Waste, ALDE Group in the European Committee of the Regions
Food waste – a problem for the environment and the economy

One third of products intended for human consumption are lost at various stages of the production process whether as raw… Read more

President Verkerk and Lib Dem leader Farron discuss how the EU benefits local authorities

The President of the ALDE CoR group in the European Committee of the Regions Bas Verkerk, and Liberal Democrat members… Read more

Rijsberman (NL / D66) advises High Level Group on simplification of ESIF funds

The chair of the Committee on Regional Development in the European Parliament Iskra Mihaylova MEP (Bulgaria / ALDE) organised a… Read more

Bas Verkerk, ALDE Group in the CoR’s President, meets ILDG in Strasburg

During its March meeting the Independent and Liberal Democratic Group (ILDG) in the Council of Europe held an exchange of… Read more

Bart Somers’ opinion to prevent radicalisation attracts European interest

The rapporteur and Vice President of the ALDE Group in the Committee of the Regions (ALDE-CoR) Bart Somers recently presented… Read more

ALDE CoR wants to improve European environmental law

Did you know that local and regional authorities implement 70% of European environmental legislation? ALDE’s CoR coordinator in the ENVE… Read more

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… Read more

ALDE in Committee of the Regions’ presidency pays respects to victims of Brussels attacks

During the 117th plenary of the Committee of the Regions, ALDE’s Committee of the Regions group President Bas Verkerk (The… Read more

François Decoster (FR/UDI) meets Cecilia Wikström MEP to discuss EU migration crisis

In light of the current migration crisis in Europe, the ALDE-CoR Vice President and CoR rapporteur on European Agenda on… Read more

Bas Verkerk (NL/VVD) keynote speaker at ELF event in Ukraine: ‘Ukraine should find its own model of decentralisation’

The principle of subsidiarity is fundamental to the functioning of the European Union, and more specifically to EU decision-making. In… Read more