asked Lousewies van der Laan (Netherlands), vice-president of the ELDR
The congress comes within a year dedicated to demographic changes, launched during the summer by ELDR
leader Annemie Neyts-Uyttebroeck insisted that the post would be merely organisational.
Its two constituent parts, the majority ELDR and the European Democratic Party, disagree on the name of the candidate to back for the presidency of the European Commission.
In fact, the ELDR and the EDP often voted in a different manner in the plenary - the former tending to follow the EPP, and the latter joining forces with the Socialists in the majority of cases, noted an internal source.
The secretary-general of Fianna Fail, Sean Dorgan, received the definitive reply from the ELDR
Council in Brussels.
eu, screening of videos and distribution of the 15-point manifesto adopted at the ELDR
Congress, in October 2008 in Stockholm.
Asked about the date of appointment of the future European Commission president, the ELDR
President, Belgian MEP Annemie Neyts-Uyttebroeck, declared that the Liberals preferred an appointment in June.