ECR Party

EYC Freedom Summit 2016 in Porto

The European Young Conservatives (EYC) Freedom Summit is being held in Porto, Portugal at the moment.

The aim of this this high-profile international event is to discuss centre-right politics and to support the spread of liberal and conservative principles. The summit’s topics will include nationhood, international trade, security and defence and the refugee crisis.

It is joined by highly qualified speakers from companies such as Uber, At&T, from thinks tanks like New Direction, the International Committee In Search of Justice, from the Catholic University of Lisbon as well as prominent liberal-conservative politicians. Participants include the UK Secretary of State for International Trade RT Hon Dr Liam Fox MP, Prof Joao Carlos Espada, and the former Czech Minister of Defence and former Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexandr Vondra.

EYC Chairwoman Keti Mamulashvili said:

This Porto Freedom Summit is becoming a unique high-profile international event that directly supports central-right organizations in order to share ideological and practical wisdom from different countries and different organizations.

Alexander Redpath, EYC Secretary General, added:

The conference is a key knowledge sharing platform for liberal and conservative movers and shakers from politics, academia and business. It facilitates debate, information exchange and offers great networking opportunities to all participants.

The photo above shows AECR President Jan Zahradil MEP opening the Freedom Summit in the magnificent 19th century Palácio da Bolsa.

Follow this high-profile international event on our Facebook and Twitter sites, and support the spread of liberal and conservative principles by sharing our event online! You will find further information on our event at http://www.eycfreedomsummit.com, including a more detailed summit programme and a complete list of EYC’s guests and speakers.