past events

August 28 2017

Summit of Young Elected Local and Regional Leaders

August 28, 2017 at 12:00am - 11:59pm

Summit of Young Elected Local and Regional Leaders

WHAT Following on from the success of its Liberal Mayors Summits, the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe in the European Committee of the Regions (ALDE-CoR) is organising a - Summit of Young Elected Local and Regional Leaders.
WHERE Brussels, European Committee of the Regions
WHEN 28 August 2017
WHY To provide an opportunity for young liberal democrat local and regional politicians to meet and share ideas and best practice amongst themselves, and afterwards to meet with experienced local and regional politicians in a joint meeting with ALDE-CoR.
WHO Young (18-35) local and regional politicians with an elected mandate and having a responsibility either in government or in opposition are encouraged to apply.
HOW Contact your International Officer or ask LYMEC Office ([email protected]) for help in establishing the connection. Apply here until Friday the 23rd of June. Please note that you have to be logged-in to register. Alternatively, you can also apply via email: [email protected] When applying please indicate your elected mandate, your current position of responsibility in government or opposition, the dates these began, and your policy interests under comments. Places are limited and selection will be carried out by ALDE-CoR based on experience, and with a view to ensuring geographical, policy and gender balance. The full agenda and confirmations will be sent by the end of June. Travel arrangements and accommodation will be organized by ALDE-CoR.
ABOUT   The European Committee of the Regions is a political assembly giving voice to cities and regions in the EU policy process. Its members include mayors, regional presidents, regional parliamentarians, and members of municipal councils. The President of ALDE-CoR is Bart Somers, World Mayor 2016 and Mayor of Mechelen, former Minister-President of Flanders, and former President of Open VLD.