Paradigm shift: what reaction to the new Russian foreign policy?

Press Conference, Strasbourg, 9 April 2014
Press Conference, Strasbourg, 9 April 2014

9.04.2014 ALDE Vice-President Michael Aastrup Jensen, author of a motion asking to suspend the voting rights of the Russian delegation in the Parliamentary Assembly, hosted a press conference featuring Mikhail Kasyanov, former Prime Minister of Russia and co-leader of the RPR-Parnas, and Pieter Omtzigt, Netherlands, member of the EPP Group in the Assembly. Click here to view

ALDE-PACE calls to refrain from military action in Ukraine

3.03.2013 The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe calls on the Russian authorities not to conduct any action in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine which could threaten territorial integrity of Ukraine and undermine regional peace and stability. Local population cannot and must not become hostages of a geopolitical play. On the other hand, the Ukrainian authorities would gain from clearly showing that they are capable of assuring due protection to all residents, and that national minorities have nothing to fear from the political change in the country. Read more

Unprecedented violence in Ukraine

18.02.2014 The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (ALDE-PACE) is dismayed with the unprecedented outbreak of violence on the streets of Kyiv today, 18 February 2014.

ALDE elects new President and Bureau

On 27 Janauary 2014, in accordance with the Rules of Procedure, ALDE renewed the composition of its Bureau. Mr Jordi Xuclà i Costa, Convergència i Unió, member of the Spanish delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe since 2008, succeeded Anne Brasseur as President of the Group.

Liberals keep up cooperation

5.02.2014 Mrs Anne Brasseur, President of PACE, was invited to address the ALDE group of the European Parliament. Speaking about the importance of cooperation between the ALDE groups in the Parliamentary Assembly and the European Parliament, Mrs Brasseur particularly addressed such areas of cooperation as the fight against political extremism and corruption, developing neighbourhood policies and facilitating the EU accession to the European Convention on Human Rights.

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