It's only been 41 years ago.

In view of the first European elections, fourteen parties from Belgium, Denmark, Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom gathered for the constituent congress in Stuttgart, Germany on 26-27 March 1976. The Liberal Group of the European Parliament and representatives of the International Liberal Youth Organisation also took...
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It's only been 60 years ago.

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the signature of the Treaty of Rome, the ALDE Party and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Europe organised a festive commemorative ceremony in Brussels at Château Sainte Anne, located at only a couple of hundred meters of the Val Duchesse where the Treaty of Rome was drafted in 1957.

With interventions from Mechthild von...
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ALDE Live: celebrating 60 years of signing of Treaty of Rome #EU60
Join us LIVE at 15h00!

Today at about 15h00, ALDE Party – Liberals and Democrats for Europe will go LIVE for our Liberal Commemorative Ceremony of the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome. #EU60
Happy Independence Day to our friends in #Greece!
It's only been 60 years.

60 years ago, Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and West Germany were preparing to sign the two Treaties that brought about the creation of the European Economic Community (EEC).

They did so on the afternoon of the 25 March 1957.

The EU, in its very first creation, has only been around for 60 years. Many people remember its creation yet many...
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Tomorrow Liberal Prime Ministers will be in #Rome to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. This video reminds us that the European Union is not just a political organisation, but a unique territory of freedom.

Share to agree and stand with us on #EU60
This week we are celebrating 60 years of European peace and progress in the European Union. We, Liberals and Democrats, love being united in diversity - share this video if you do too! #EU60
Today we honour the victims of the #BrusselsAttacks one year ago. We stand united in defence of our open societies, peace and freedom.

That's us, standing up for your rights and fighting for freedom. Today it's #WorldPoetryDay and we have a challenge for you: share with us your favourite freedom-themed poem or rhyme and get to win an ALDE prize! #ForFreedom
ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP: "I join the call for the immediate release of youth activist Kirill Bobro of ALDE Party’s Russia member Russian United Democratic Party Yabloko, who has been detained for two months on fake charges and risks many years of imprisonment. He and his activists have been very active in the Stavropol region and were organisers of the Boris #Nemtsov memorial...
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Liberal countries, happy countries. Happy #InternationalDayofHappiness!
Liberal Sunday read: With Dutch voters having rejected #Wilders' anti-EU and nationalist populism earlier this week, The Independent states it clear, the results "for a start show that the “domino theory” so beloved of Nigel Farage and the right-wing press – that Brexit was the first installment in a wider triumph of populism – is nonsense."

What do you think?

The EU is facing a liberal insurgence – now is not the time for Britain to leave
It's UK LibDems Spring Conference time! With #Brexit high on the agenda for the conference, particularly after the British Parliament has cleared the way for Theresa May to trigger Article 50, we encourage you to stay tuned on the Liberal Democrats page for Tim Farron's speech tomorrow morning at 10:45 CET!
Do you want to celebrate the 60th anniversary signing of the Treaty of Rome with fellow Europeans? Join us at our commemorative ceremony in #Brussels on 25th March at Château Sainte Anne, only a couple of hundred meters away from the Val Duchesse where the Treaty of Rome was drafted in 1957!

Will you miss it? We won't!

60th Anniversary of the Signature of the Treaty of Rome

Happy #StPatricksDay to our friends in #Ireland, especially to our member party Fianna Fáil!
Ryszard Petru is the leader of our Polish member party Nowoczesna and he has a clear message for European leaders: "Europe needs a strong Poland. And Poland needs a strong Europe. I urge you not to forget about the millions of people in Poland, who believe in our European future and unity. We may differ, but we have one common home - Europe."

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Great news coming from #TheNetherlands! Liberals are today victorious as Dutch voters have rejected Wilders’ anti-EU and nationalist populism.

Commenting on the results of the Dutch parliamentary elections yesterday ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP said: “I would like to congratulate ALDE member parties VVD and D66 for their respective excellent results in these parliamentary...
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