ALDE Council discusses roadmap to 2019 EP elections and LYMEC is right in the heart of the debate

Last weekend the biannually ALDE Party Council meeting took place in Sofia, Bulgaria. LYMEC President Svenja Hahn, Vice President Edgaras Mascinskas and Bureau Member Anotaneta Asenova represented LYMEC in the ALDE bureau meeting, the plenary debate and fringe meetings. The ALDE Council is basically the smaller version of congress. The Member Organisations have a smaller…

Commentary on the Hungarian elections

On the 8th of April the awaited and highly observed Hungarian legislative elections took place. Indeed, the nearly 8 million voters were asked to express their free opinion on the political future of the country. The elections took place in a context of heavy campaign against migration, the UN, “Brussels” and George Soros from the…

New leadership for LYMEC

Last weekend over 130 young liberals from all over Europe gathered in Berlin, Germany for the electoral congress of the European Liberal Youth (LYMEC). The congress handled statutory matters, debated policy and elected a new leadership for the upcoming two years. Svenja Hahn, 28, was elected LYMEC president for 2018-2020. Svenja, who was Vice President…

Artificial Intelligence for Europe

Artificial Intelligence for Europe Imagine governments using artificial intelligence to help officials draft responses to queries submitted to the parliament. It’s not just a scene from Blade Runner or Iron Man anymore; it’s already a reality in Japan. The question is: whether we choose to seize the opportunity and take the lead or not?  …