Opportunities in the Caucasus

Opportunities in the Caucasus   Article written by George Meneshian, member of the Editorial Team of Libertas   The recent war in Nagorno-Karabakh confirmed Russia’s regional hegemony and Turkey’s political and military penetration in the Caucasus region. The EU however was absent and played no essential role in resolving the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over the disputed…

The Departure of FIDESZ from the EPP

The Departure of FIDESZ from the EPP     Article written by Feliks Shepel, member of the Editorial Team of Libertas    After years of escalating tensions, it finally happened: on 3rd of March 2021 the main Hungarian party, FIDESZ, left the European People`s Party. The move came after a majority of EPP MEPs voted…

STARING INTO THE ABYSS: EU – RUSSIA RELATIONS

STARING INTO THE ABYSS: EU – RUSSIA RELATIONS   Written by Marko Milutinovic, member of the editorial team of Libertas   When discussing the future of this historically strained relationship, it is important to note that since 2014, relations between the European Union and the Russian Federation have been practically non-existent, following the start of…

Digital euro: To be or not to be

Digital euro: To be or not to be   Article written by Slobodan Franeta, member of the editorial team of Libertas   The European Union considers options to join the race for establishing a virtual currency. It will be a long and exhausting journey.   Technological development drives social development. Add to these global catastrophes,…

In memoriam to a great Liberal

In memoriam to a great Liberal   It is with grave sadness we receive the news that ALDE Party President, Hans van Baalen has passed away early this Friday. Throughout the years of devoted political work, Mr van Baalen has shown great dedication to liberalism on both the national and international level serving as a member…

Future of Europe – we are ready!

Future of Europe – we are ready!   We at LYMEC are delighted by the news that the much delayed Conference on the Future of Europe will now take place this year, beginning on the 9th May 2021. This Conference is highly significant for young people across Europe, representing a chance for us all to…

APPLY NOW TO BECOME OUR NEXT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT!

Administrative assistant position opening    To work in LYMEC’s Office in Brussels for six months starting at the beginning of April 2021.  Apply before the 12th of March 2021!    European Liberal Youth is looking for an administrative assistant for six months under the Bruxelles Formation “convention immersion professionnelle” internship scheme. The successful candidate will…

European political youth organisations #StandWithBelarus

Joint statement European political youth organisations #StandWithBelarus Brussels, 07.02.2021   Full statement available here!    Key points We all owe Belarusians sustained attention and support for their continuous fight for freedom. On 7 February, we are joining the Day of Solidarity with Belarus, engaging our networks in sending letters to Belarusian political prisoners and contacting…

Blaming Technology won’t save us!

Blaming Technology won’t save us!    Libertas article by Margaux Carron, Oriol Marín Subirà and Pascal Buehrig   “Technology won’t save us!” – a widespread mantra among many activists and politicians in Europe since climate change has become the ultimate priority on the agenda. But beware! The legitimate concerns behind this claim might lead to…

Recover and Revitalize Education for the Covid-19 Generation – International Day of Education Edition 2021

Recover and Revitalize Education for the Covid-19 Generation   Libertas article written by Johannes Dallheimer for the International Day of Education    This year’s World Day of Education has a special topic – that is digitalization. Digitalization in education is not a new topic, everywhere in Europe we are thinking about it, some countries like Estonia…

From our MOs – edition 2020

From our MOs 2020   COVID-19 has hardly hit the European Union and most of the countries in Europe. Following a very deep health crisis due to this world pandemic, an economic crisis is following bringing many countries in to very challenging situations. We as young liberals must come up with the solutions of the…

2021 IMS Delegates elections!

New year means new elections for our LYMEC IMS delegates. Since the Spring Congress is already fast approaching, we hereby announce the yearly elections to be held on 3-6 February 2021 to elect the IMS delegates for 2021. We hereby open the call for candidacies for the positions. Deadline for applications is Monday, 18 January 2021 at…