Beirut 18 december 2017
ALY executives participated at IFLRY 42nd General Assembly in Beirut, Lebanon from 14th until 17th of December, 2017. Representatives of over 70 member organisations gathered at the General Assembly from all over the world.
The General Assembly of IFLRY is the highest decision-making body that deals mostly statutory changes resolutions, membership applications and decide about the finances.
The event was co-hosted by Future Youth and the Arab Youth Union for Freedom and Democracy (AUYFD) and supported by the International Democratic Institute (D66 Internationaal) and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom.
The topic of migration remains a crucial political issue in the region and the world that is why IFLRY and ALY and AYUFD wanted to shift the attention from sole considerations about the refugee crisis to a more broad discussion on migration. Participants exchanged practical political solutions to the diverse problems that societies that especially the Arab and African world and Europe are facing in the aftermath of the Syrian Civil War.
ALY coordinators od the three regions also attended the IFLRY’s 7th Freedom Award at the Phoenician Hotel that was given out at the General Assembly in Beirut, Lebanon, December 14-17 2017. The award honours individuals or organisations that have shown an outstanding commitment to liberal values.