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Liberal rapporteurs in the CoR tackle food waste and radicalisation

The opinions on food waste by rapporteur Ossi Martikainen (FI, Keskusta) and tackling radicalisation by Bart Somers (BE / Open… Read more

Bart Somers, 2016 World Mayor prize winner, pays tribute to Dr Benjamin Barber, author of If Mayors Ruled the World, and founder of the Global Parliament of Mayors

Bart Somers, 2016 World Mayor prize winner, pays tribute to Dr Benjamin Barber, author of If Mayors Ruled the World, and... Read more

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At UN, Bart Somers discusses migration

Our President participated in the International Dialogue on Migration 2017 organised by the UN's International Organization for Migration (IOM) in... Read more

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ALDE CoR celebrates EU60

Discover how our President Bart Somers, our first Vice-President Ulrika Landergren and our second Vice-President François Decoster celebrate the sixty... Read more

30 November - 11th Meeting of the COTER Commission
Belgium - Brussels - November 2016 
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Ending multiple and repetitive audits for a more effective and reliable Europe

Local and regional authorities, led by Michiel Rijsberman, are calling for simpler and more flexible rules to speed up the... Read more

Promoting local E-Governance in Ukraine

How to use instruments of e-democracy at the local level: the Riga example Digital technologies can be at the service... Read more

International Women’s Day: be bold for change!

On IWD 2017, ALDE CoR  celebrates the achievements of our female members in European policies and calls for a more... Read more

Women on board: gender equality in politics, management and boards

Andreja Potocnik and other panelists traded inspiring stories of best practice for breaking the glass ceiling and challenged governments and... Read more

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Bart Somers awarded 2016 World Mayor Prize

ALDE Group President in the European Committee of the Regions and Mayor of Mechelen Bart Somers received the Prize as... Read more

Let’s Youth Europe! With Jean-Noël Verfaillie

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty, YO!Fest brings together 3,000 young people to debate key topics on... Read more