The parties supporting Guy Verhofstadt's candidacy emerged on top of the polls in six Member States and ALDE therefore remains the third political force and kingmaker in the next European Parliament.
Jean Marie Le Pen says migrants should be eradicated with Ebola. This reminds us of the darkest pages in our history.
During his visit to Prague in support of ANO2011, Guy Verhofstadt took the opportunity to launch a seven point plan for SME's.
SME's are key for growth and jobs.
On the eve of the International day against homophobia, Guy Verhofstadt commits to concrete actions in ensuring LGBTI people's human rights are protected and upheld.
Dear Mr. Verhofstadt,
I write to you out of deep concern over the crisis in Ukraine and what it means for the future of Europe and the world. Tomorrow is the European Union Presidential Debate. You and the other main candidates will discuss many important topics, to be sure, but the greatest crisis
Ahead of May’s European election, the Financial Times has listed 25 political figures to watch during and after the election.
Today, the EU Court of Justice ruled that search engines as Google are responsible for the processing of personal data from any webpages and should respond to requests of people to exercise their right to be forgotten. Guy Verhofstadt wants to use this ruling to put in place the proper privacy protection rules in the EU.
Two weeks before the European elections, Guy Verhofstadt, candidate for the Presidency of the European Commission for the Liberal ALDE-party and the European Democratic Party , officially backs the demands of the largest umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union.
After the remarks made by President Vladimir Putin many have rushed to welcome the shift in Russian policy towards Ukraine. Today it has become clear that these remarks were premature.
Guy visited one of the main tech capitals of Europe, Dublin, together with Neelie Kroes, Commissioner for the digital agenda. They went on fact finding mission and met with young entrepreneurs at Wayra and will visit Google this afternoon.
Speech to the Electoral Rally of the ALDE Party in Vienna, Friday 2 May
On March 20, 2014 Austria and Luxembourg accepted a long-delayed European Union law aimed at curtailing bank secrecy and tax evasion.
Yesterday, in the Big Crunch Presidential Debate organised by EURANET, there was a fierce discussion on the Schengen governance package. Time for a #FACTS-FIGURES-CHECK
Thanks for everyone that has actively participated in the First European Presidential Debate.
For the first time in the history of the EU, voters will have say in who will be the next Commission President. That is why Guy Verhofstadt presented his plan for Europe yesterday.
Guy Verhofstadt commemorated World War I in the European Parliament: "Today, we have the certainty that our children will not be send into battle against each other. It is an absurd thought. It is an important thought. It is progress in the truest sense of the word. Therein lies also the greatest challenge of mankind."
Acclaimed writer, Nobel Prize Winner in Literature and liberal politician Mario Vargas Llosa supports the bid of Guy Verhofstadt as EU Commission President. Vargas Llosa agrees that the EU should integrate further in order to overcome the economic crisis and to play a more pro-active and positive role in the world.
3 countries in 4 days: a new member state (Croatia), a new list ('Scelta Europea' in Italy) and one of our well established parties, PNL, in Romania.
10 June 2014Verhofstadt message to European leaders: Europe needs reform, not rejection
27 May 2014Guy Verhofstadt attended the liberal prime ministers' meeting today ahead of the informal European Council
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