The European Liberal Democrats have announced the venues for their Council meetings and annual Congress for 2012.
The first Council meeting will take place in Yerevan, Armenia and is expected to take place on 11-12 May, just five days after scheduled Parliamentary elections. This might be seen as a bold decision, given that following the 2007 elections, opposition parties alleged widespread fraud and called for mass demonstrations, although European observers felt that the vote largely met international standards. The Liberal Democrat delegation of fifteen, led by Robert Woodthorpe-Browne, will be discussing such issues as a common corporate tax base for Europe.
The second Council meeting and Congress will take place in Dublin this autumn, with the date yet to be confirmed, with hosts Fianna Fail promising a lively time to be had by all. A rather larger delegation will be attending this meeting, and if you’re eligible to take part, and are interested in joining our delegation, contact paul[dot]speller[at]libdems[dot]org[dot]uk.
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