Parliamentary Assembly's 65th anniversary
8.08.2014 Marking the 65th anniversary of the Assembly which met for the first time on 10 August 1949, Anne Brasseur, President of PACE, addressed a letter to all Assembly members. Podcast Anne Brasseur's intverview.
MH17 crash: full investigation needed
21.07.2014 "On behalf of the ALDE group, I would like to renew our deep condolences to families, friends and compatriots of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight crash in Eastern Ukraine. Read more...
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Meeting with Georgian Ombudsman
26.06.2014 Today, ALDE president Jordi Xuclà met with Georgian Ombudsman Ucha Nanuashvili to discuss the human rights situation in Georgia. "Although there cannot be a fast-track in democracy building in Georgia, I believe it is now time to push - in a very constructive manner - for reforms, including in such areas as administrative detention and operative investigation activities," underlined Jordi Xuclà.
We are all a minority or a majority at the same time!
Mr Igor Kolman, Croatia
25.06.2014 Speaking on behalf of the ALDE group in a debate on "Integration of migrants in Europe: the need for a proactive, long-term and global policy (Doc. 13530)" and "Identities and diversity within intercultural societies (Doc. 13522)" Igor Kolman, ALDE Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development, noted that "It is sad and worrying that we are discussing such issues under the dark clouds of rising xenophobic and intolerant political movements across large parts of Europe. Yet it makes us all even more aware of the need to change our practices further and faster, so that our children will not have to go through the tragic experiences that our forefathers had to go through, such as people being thrown into furnaces just because they were different." Full speech...