Anne Brasseur Re-Elected President of PACE

26.01.2015 Anne Brasseur
Anne Brasseur

ALDE is proud to announce the re-election of Mrs Anne Brasseur as President of the Parliamentary Assembly for another year.

"This is a very high responsibility for our group and we are proud that Anne Brasseur received unanimous support in the Assembly," said Jordi Xuclà, President of ALDE.

"2014 was definitely not a good year for the fundamental principles which we defend in Europe. We have seen terror and violence emerge in many European countries," Anne Brasseur said in her opening speech.

Anne Brasseur's speech following re-election

ALDE to meet in Strasbourg

Monday, 26 January 2015
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
5:40 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Attention: later start time!

Wednesday, 28 January 2015
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

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Freedom of expression and tolerance as basis for living together

9.01.2015 "In view of the deadly terrorist attack on the offices of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo followed by a series of other tragic events, including killing of a police officer in Paris, hostage-taking and attacks on mosques, the ALDE group believes the Parliamentary Assembly must reiterate its strong commitment to freedom of expression and tolerance as the key basis for living together in a democratic society. This commitment shared by all liberals is behind ALDE's request for urgent procedure at the next PACE session," said Jordi Xuclà, President of ALDE.

Anne Brasseur strongly condemns Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack

7.01.2015 "While details are still emerging, there is little doubt this was a frontal attack on freedom of expression, one of the most precious of the principles upheld by the Council of Europe," said Anne Brasseur, liberal President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in a statement. Read more

Marieluise Beck takes part in ALDE Party Conference in Moscow

ALDE Party and RPR Parnas conference, Moscow, 12 December 2014
ALDE Party and RPR Parnas conference, Moscow, 12 December 2014

18.12.2014 Mrs Marieluise Beck (ALDE-PACE) took part in the conference on "Crisis in Russia-EU relations: causes and ways out" co-organised by ALDE Party together with its Russian member RPR-Parnas on 12 December in Moscow. In her address, Mrs Beck discussed the risks to European security posed by the annexation of Crimea, the situation in Donbass and the new type of warfare "the hybrid war". She spoke about the commitments the Russian Federation undertook when joining the Council of Europe and the confusion in Europe over the non-respect of signed treaties. Finally, Mrs Beck called on all democratic forces to stand together for common values in order to counteract the slide towards right-wing extremism and populism. "In Germany, we had deep hopes that our peoples would come together and the disappointment is huge over what has happened and we can hardly understand," declared Mrs Beck. Read more...

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