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Vote in EP plenary on the urban dimension of EU policies reflects ALDE-CoR positions: several proposals taken up by MEPs
09/09/2015

Following the vote on the Urban Agenda in the plenary session of the European Parliament, ALDE-CoR President Bas Verkerk (NL/ALDE),… Read more

4th COTER Commission Meeting
EP REGI committee chair praises collaboration between CoR and EP on the Urban Agenda
15/07/2015

On 15 July the CoR commission for territorial cohesion and EU Budget (COTER) discussed how to better deliver EU cohesion… Read more

LYMEC event
Thirty young councillors discover the Committee of the Regions in a joint event with LYMEC
08/06/2015

Last week, from the 2nd to the 4th of June about 30 young Liberal councilors from across Europe convened in… Read more

Ossi Martikainen
TTIP – what will it mean for Europe’s dinner tables? Ossi Martikainen (ALDE/FI) speaker at the ELF Ralf Dahrendorf roundtable
14/04/2015

What will the new transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP) mean for the European consumer? Will it change what you… Read more

urban agenda
“In a knowledge-driven economy, cities and towns are engines for growth and jobs in the EU” – Bas Verkerk (ALDE/NL) speaking in the European Parliament REGI committee
26/02/2015

Invited to speak on behalf of the CoR in the Regional Development Committee of the European Parliament on the urban… Read more

11 February 2015, ALDE Group meeting Belgium - Brussels - February 2015© European Union / Wim Daneels
The new ALDE presidency team takes office for the 6th mandate of the CoR
11/02/2015

At its group meeting preceding the February plenary session, the ALDE members elected their Bureau and coordinators for the CoR… Read more

ALDE celebrates 10 years in the Committee of the Regions by re-electing Bas Verkerk as its President, and electing him as its candidate for the Presidency of the institution
05/02/2015

In its meeting held today, Thursday 5 February, coinciding with the beginning of the 6th mandate of the Committee of… Read more

Ebola and Syria: ALDE hears how local authorities can help
10/12/2014

​ Local and regional authorities have a key role in helping to combat two very different crises, but both having… Read more

Results of the 2014 LeaDeR Awards announced at Brussels ceremony
10/12/2014

The results of the fourth edition of the LeaDeR awards were announced Wednesday 10 December in Brussels at a ceremony… Read more