Bart SOMERS, President of the ALDE Group in the European Committee of the Regions, Mayor of Mechelen
Bart Somers becomes Flemish Minister for Integration
02/10/2019

Our President Bart Somers was named Minister for Living Together & Interior in the new Flemish government, bringing his experience... Read more

Senior French politicians discuss Europe’s future with ALDE-CoR
13/06/2018

Senior French politicians joined forces with ALDE-CoR at the French Senate in Paris to organise a Citizens Consultation, led by... Read more

Empowering people, cities & regions to prevent cyber attacks
15/05/2018

At the external seminar in Riga our members debated about the threat of cyber security and EU-Russian affairs and visited... Read more

Supporting European security from the bottom up
13/04/2018

The European Defence Fund (EDF) should promote and stimulate joint cooperation activities between Member States in the field of defence... Read more

The digital divide – the new social exclusion?
11/04/2018

High speed broadband must reach all European citizens to eliminate digital divide and give citizens equal opportunities while also developing... Read more

Out of sight, not out of heart: the EU’s Outermost Regions
29/01/2018

The Outermost Regions (ORs), which consist of eight islands and archipelagos and one continenteal territori in South America*, offer many... Read more

Un nouvel Erasmus
22/01/2018

Après le succès d'Erasmus pour les étudiants, les apprentis, les jeunes entrepreneurs, les professionnels de l'enseignement supérieur et les journalistes,... 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

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