the official online magazine of LYMEC

Estimated Reading Time: 8 minutes   On June 28, 2023 (and at long last), the European Union had finally ratified the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence, also known as the Istanbul Conven...

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November 24 2023

Libertas is the official online magazine of LYMEC (European Liberal Youth).

Libertas is a platform for submissions from our member organisations and individual members on various political topics that are of general interest to European liberals. Its an international platform to share opinions created by young liberals for young people from all over Europe.


Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes   Another LYMEC congress full of debates, insights, and new friendships is over.  Delegates from all over Europe gathered in Riga and demonstrated the power of discourse over force and word over violence. This virtue se...

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November 20 2023

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes   In the vibrant city of Vilnius, Lithuania, the Young Leaders' Meeting in September 2023 unfolded with a determined commitment and focus on shaping the future of liberal Europe from a youth perspective.  With a strong ...

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November 17 2023

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes In an era where digital technologies have become pervasive, influencing nearly every aspect of our lives, the question of ethics in the digital realm has taken center stage.  Recognizing the urgency of this issue, a gro...

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November 06 2023

Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes   In Northern Ireland, the question of identity is one of considerable weight.  It is this question which has underpinned much social and political upheaval witnessed there throughout the last 100 years. While most of t...

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October 25 2023

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes   Be prepared to be unprepared.  Though it was cited on the very first day by Didrik de Schaetzen, this is easily the most suitable aphorism to describe political communication and political campaigning. Communication i...

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October 13 2023