ALDE-PACE at the European summit of Presidents and Speakers of parliament
Ms Broekers-Knol, Mr Comte, Ms Brasseur, Mr Xuclà
15.09.2016 Several ALDE-PACE current and former members are attending the European summit of Presidents and Speakers of parliament held in Strasbourg on 15 and 16 September.
We warmly welcome Ankie Broekers-Knol, President of the Dutch Senate (ALDE-PACE member in 2011-2013) and Raphaël Comte, President of the Council of States in Switzerland (ALDE-PACE member since 2012) who lead their national delegation.
On Friday 16 September, Anne Brasseur, former liberal president of the Parliamentary Assembly will address the conference in her capacity as the Ambassador of the Council of Europe "No Hate Speech Movement".
Attending the conference Jordi Xuclà, President of ALDE-PACE, will conduct a series of meeting with representatives of European parliaments.
More information is available on the conference website
ALDE congratulates Jordi Xuclà on re-election
Mr Jordi Xuclà, Spain
Following the early parliamentary election held in Spain on 26 June, ALDE wishes to warmly congratulate group chair, Mr Jordi Xuclà, on his re-election.
The mandate of the Spanish delegation appointed in April was short, but we would like to thank all members for having actively participated in the work of the group. We also extend congratulations to Melisa Rodriguez Hernandez and Irene Rivera on their re-election.
The constituent meeting of the Congress of Deputies will be held on 19 July.
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