Guy Verhofstadt

President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe; Former Prime Minister of Belgium


Guy Verhofstadt is president of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe in the European Parliament. He was previously prime minister of Belgium from 1999 to 2008.

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MAR 28, 2017 Podcast

Global Ethics Forum Preview: Europe's Last Chance with Guy Verhofstadt

Next time on Global Ethics Forum, former Belgian prime minister Guy Verhofstadt argues against populism and nationalism and for a stronger, more unified Europe. In ...

JAN 27, 2017 Podcast

Europe's Last Chance: Why the European States Must Form a More Perfect Union

To avoid disaster, the EU needs to become a real federation, argues Guy Verhofstadt. "That means a small, real European government controlled by two bodies, ...