Four years has been far too long without the liberals in the Bundestag. Nevertheless, it proved enough time for the Free Democratic Party (FDP) to restart the party, renew its social contract and allow new, dynamic members to emerge and convey the liberal message across Germany and the whole of Europe. One exemplary case is Grigorios Aggelidis, a member of the Bundestag from Hannover.
In 2010, I took on the task of coming up with a strategy for the development of civil society and its role in the Western Balkans. After an inclusive process involving civil society, activists, think tanks, journalists, (not the NGO mafia and the usual suspects - the post conflict mushrooms, as I call them), I crafted a strategy.
US Acting Assistant Secretary of European and Eurasian Affairs Philip T. Reeker began Sunday a visit to Greece and North Macedonia, which will last until Saturday, the State Department has announced.
Reeker, a career diplomat, was Ambassador to Skopje (2008-11) and served one more tour of duty there.
The full State Department announcement follows:
State Secretary Maria Magdalena Grigore stressed on Thursday at the ministerial conference dedicated to the promotion of religious freedom organized by the US State Department, the fact that Romania will always be a supporter and promoter of religious freedom, as well as of the spirit of tolerance, the Foreign Ministry (MAE) informs.
Chairman of the Save Romania Union (USR) Dan Barna, who also threw his hat in the ring for the Union's presidential nomination, asked the 500 delegates at the USR congress today to trust him that he can successfully represent the formation in the presidential election this autumn. "Now is our time!