Arab Liberal Federation

  • arab liberal federation
    الاتحاد الليبرالي العربي
    formation2008
    purposeliberalism
    pluralism
    market economy
    secularism
    general secretary
    dr. mohammed ouzzine
    president
    dr. mahmoud al-alaily
    affiliationsarabliberals.org

    the arab liberal federation (alf; arabic: الاتحاد الليبرالي العربي‎) is a network of liberal political parties, organizations and activists from arab countries. it was formed in 2008 in cairo under the name of network of arab liberals (nal). wael nawara of the egyptian el-ghad party was elected as a first president. the network was renamed the arab alliance for freedom and democracy in 2011, reacting to the negative connotations that the term 'liberal' has in some arab countries.[1] in march 2016 the alliance was renamed to its current name using the term 'liberal' as ideological identification.

    the network is affiliated to liberal international federation, and receives support from the european alde party and the german friedrich naumann foundation and the vvd of netherlands.

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Arab Liberal Federation
الاتحاد الليبرالي العربي
Formation2008
PurposeLiberalism
Pluralism
Market economy
Secularism
General Secretary
Dr. Mohammed Ouzzine
President
Dr. Mahmoud Al-Alaily
Affiliationsarabliberals.org

The Arab Liberal Federation (ALF; Arabic: الاتحاد الليبرالي العربي‎) is a network of liberal political parties, organizations and activists from Arab countries. It was formed in 2008 in Cairo under the name of Network of Arab Liberals (NAL). Wael Nawara of the Egyptian El-Ghad Party was elected as a first president. The network was renamed The Arab Alliance for Freedom and Democracy in 2011, reacting to the negative connotations that the term 'liberal' has in some Arab countries.[1] In March 2016 the Alliance was renamed to its current name using the term 'Liberal' as ideological identification.

The network is affiliated to Liberal International federation, and receives support from the European ALDE Party and the German Friedrich Naumann Foundation and the VVD of Netherlands.