Doris Fiala leads PACE delegation to observe elections in Kyrgyzstan
16.10.2017 Doris Fiala (Switzerland, ALDE) lead PACE delegation to observe the Presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan on 15 October 2017. PACE press release
Rik Daems elected President of ALDE in PACE
9.10.2017 The ALDE Group of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe would like to congratulate Rick Daems (Chair of the Belgian delegation to PACE, Open VLD) on his election as the President of the Group.
The former Belgian Minister of Telecommunications has been a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe since 2007 serving as Second Vice-Chairperson on the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy and is a member of serval committees including the Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs.
ALDE to meet in Strasbourg
Monday, 9 October 2017
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 11 October 2017
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Freedom of association in Europe: the shrinking space for human rights defence
In 2013 the ALDE group of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe launched a discussion on inappropriate restrictions to human rights NGOs. In 2017 the space of freedom continues to shrink in many European countries.
On Tuesday 10 October (1-2 p.m. in room 6) ALDE will host a side event to which we have invited prominent human rights experts, including the first two PACE Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize lauréates, in order to assess the state of the freedom of association in Europe.
70 Liberal International Congress in Andorra, 18-21 May 2017
LI Congress Andorra
Liberal International is meeting in Andorra for its 70th Congress. Participants will adopt a new Liberal Manifesto - a global reflection on liberalism in the 21st century. Follow the Congress events on twitter and Facebook .