President Verkerk and Lib Dem leader Farron discuss how the EU benefits local authorities
26/05/2016

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
23/05/2016

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

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Bas Verkerk, ALDE Group in the CoR’s President, meets ILDG in Strasburg
10/05/2016

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
04/05/2016

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

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ALDE CoR wants to improve European environmental law
11/04/2016

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
02/04/2016

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
01/04/2016

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
16/02/2016

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’
14/02/2016

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

Bart Somers to speak at ALDE-EP New Year seminar: A counter-narrative to violent extremism
12/01/2016

ALDE-CoR Vice President and CoR Rapporteur on Combating radicalisation and violent extremism, Bart Somers (BE/Mayor of Mechelen) will be speaking… Read more

ALDE-CoR and ELF join forces on debating about public procurement in TTIP
05/12/2015

On 4 December a roundtable discussion “Facing facts: public procurement in TTIP” took place, organised by the ALDE Group of… Read more

ALDE group in the CoR cracks down on corporate tax avoidance and calls for common EU rules
04/12/2015

At the plenary of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) local and regional leaders called for a fair and… Read more