ALDE group photo, Bas Verkerk
Liberal rapporteurs in the CoR tackle food waste and radicalisation
21/06/2016

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

Traineeship with the ALDE group in the European Committee of the Regions
20/06/2016

The ALDE group is looking for a trainee to assist the ALDE secretariat with the preparation of CoR commission meetings… Read more

Bart Somers, Rokas Masiulis, Petras Austrevicius, Hans van Baalen, Simonas Gentvilas, ALDE Group in the European Committee of the Regions
Strengthening EU Energy Security by improving EU regional strategies
09/06/2016

On 3 June, the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) in the EU’s Committee of the Regions (CoR)… Read more

Michiel Rijsberman and Iskra Mihaylova, ALDE Group meeting in Klaipeda, Lithuania
EU Cohesion policy: a stronger role for regional and local players
07/06/2016

Almost a third of the total EU budget of 351,8 billion euro has been allocated for the cohesion policy over… Read more

Ossi Martikainen, Food Waste, ALDE Group in the European Committee of the Regions
Food waste – a problem for the environment and the economy
07/06/2016

One third of products intended for human consumption are lost at various stages of the production process whether as raw… Read more

President Verkerk and Lib Dem leader Farron discuss how the EU benefits local authorities
26/05/2016

The President of the ALDE CoR group in the European Committee of the Regions Bas Verkerk, and Liberal Democrat members… Read more

Rijsberman (NL / D66) advises High Level Group on simplification of ESIF funds
23/05/2016

The chair of the Committee on Regional Development in the European Parliament Iskra Mihaylova MEP (Bulgaria / ALDE) organised a… Read more

ALDE ILDG
Bas Verkerk, ALDE Group in the CoR’s President, meets ILDG in Strasburg
10/05/2016

During its March meeting the Independent and Liberal Democratic Group (ILDG) in the Council of Europe held an exchange of… Read more

Bart Somers’ opinion to prevent radicalisation attracts European interest
04/05/2016

The rapporteur and Vice President of the ALDE Group in the Committee of the Regions (ALDE-CoR) Bart Somers recently presented… Read more