Ukraine: moderate forces must unite Hans van Baalen, ALDE spokesman on Ukraine (VVD, Netherlands) calls on the moderate forces from government, Parliament and the Maidan square to come together and broker an acceptable deal.
2014 European Semester - no complacency in implementation Today the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee adopted a report on the 2014 EU economic priorities set by the European Commission in November 2013 at the launch of the fourth European Semester by presenting its Annual Growth Survey for the next year focusing on “strengthening the recovery”.
Euro Reform 2014 We are pleased to invite you to the following Conference on 29 January at 15:00 in the European Parliament ( for more details the programme can be downloaded here )
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ALDE SME Campaign - Stuttgart On January 16 the next ALDE SME Campaign event is taking place in the regional Parliament of Baden-Württemberg in Stuttgart. ALDE Member and leader of the FDP in Baden-Württemberg, Michael Theurer, has invited his ALDE Colleagues Jürgen Creutzmann, Chair of the SME Task-Force, and Olle Schmidt, Member of the ECON Committee, to host this event aimed at debating ways and means of boosting SMEs in one of Europe´s economically strongest regions. Expert speakers are the head of the FDP group in the Baden-Württemberg Parliament, Hans-Ulrich Rülke, the former Minister of Economy of Baden-Württemberg, Walter Döring, and the SME spokesperson of the FDP in the Parliament of Baden-Württemberg, Leo Grimm.
The event will be followed by a cocktail reception in the Foyer of the Parliament.
ALDE/UEAPME SME Lunch Debate ALDE/UEAPME SME Lunch Debate
• Jürgen CREUTZMANN, MEP, Chair of the ALDE SME campaign Task Force: Presentation of ALDE Campaign
• Peter FAROSS, Secretary General UEAPME: Presentation of Electoral Manifesto
• Massimo BALDINATO, Member of Commissioner Tajani Cabinet
SME access to financePhilippe DE BACKER, ALDE MEP, with intervention by Gerhard HUEMER – Director Fiscal & Economic Policy UEAPME, Georg RAAB – COM, DG ENTR Unit D3
Better Regulation Jürgen CREUTZMANN, ALDE MEP, with intervention by Luc HENDRICKX, Director Legal Affairs Enterprise Policy/ UEAPME; Maria Pia VIGLIAROLO-DEL COLOMBO - COM DG ENTR Unit D4
Entrepreneurship & human ressources Michael THEURER, ALDE MEP with intervention by Liliane VOLOZINSKIS - Director Employment & Social Policy/UEAPME; Simone BALDASSARRI - COM DG ENTR Unit D1Debate with the audience
UKRAINE: EU must unite moderates on both sides to avoid crack down Returning from a European Parliamentary delegation mission to Kiev this week, Hans van Baalen (VVD, Netherlands) was both impressed by the determination of the protesters on Maidan Square to fight for their rights for a better future as well as the need for fresh elections to be held and a new Constitution to be adopted.