Liberal International

Liberal International: Enhancing Global Trade

ALDE Party , maandag 28 april 2014

At the recent Liberal International Congress in Rotterdam, hosted by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and the VVD, a new Bureau of Liberal International was elected. Andorra's former Foreign Minister Juli Minoves i Triquell was elected the new President of Liberal International. He succeeds Dutch Liberal MEP Hans van Baalen, who was appointed President of Honour. 

Photo: Past President Van Baalen says LI is my home & thanks VVD for their support and making his time at LI possible


In the picture from right to left you can see former Foreign Minister of Thailand, Mr Kasit Piromya; Dr Dzhevdet Chakarov MP (Bulgaria); Former German Federal Commissioner for Human Rights, Markus Löning; Robert Woodthorpe-Browne MBE (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland); Cecilia Wikstrom MEP (Sweden); LI President of Honour, Hans van Baalen MEP (Netherlands); LI president, Dr Juli Minoves from Andorra; Baroness Kishwer Falkner from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Mr Shih-Chung Liu from Taiwan.

The central debate of the Congress focussed on how to enhance global trade, while delegates also adopted the World Today Resolution which offers a liberal perspective on world events and is a document and record of global significance.

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