Libertas Germany

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Libertas Partei Deutschland
Leader Carlos A. Gebauer, Eva Schoeller
Founded March 3, 2009
Headquarters Unter den Linden 21 10117 Berlin[1]
Ideology Euroscepticism
European affiliation Libertas.eu
Colours blue, gold
Website
libertas-deutschland.de
Politics of Germany
Political parties
Elections

Libertas Germany (German: Libertas Partei Deutschland) is a eurosceptic German political party founded in 2009. It is a member of the pan-European movement Libertas.eu established to impede the Lisbon Treaty.

In March 2009 the foundation of Libertas Germany was disclosed at a press conference in Berlin. Carlos A. Gebauer and Eva Schoeller were presented as candidates for chairperson.[2]

However, Libertas Germany failed to obtain 4.000 certified signatures by the end of March to register for the 2009 Euroelections.[3][4] This failure was described by the Irish Times as "a major blow to the organisation’s pan-European ambitions".[5]

Instead, the pan-European mother party Libertas.eu found by May 2009 a German affiliate in the small Christian conservative party AUF in order to pursue its pan-European ambitions for the 2009 European Elections. However, as AUF had already filed its electoral lists, the list name did not include the name Libertas, unlike the affiliate lists in the other European countries.[6][7][8]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mitgliedschaft" (English translation). Libertas Partei Deutschland. 
  2. ^ "Parteigründung und Pressekonferenz in Berlin" (English translation). Libertas Partei Deutschland. 3 March 2009. 
  3. ^ "Carlos A. Gebauer (31 March 2009). "Libertas: Unterschriftenziel nicht erreicht". Eigentümlich frei. 
  4. ^ Ronald Gläser (1 April 2009). "Europawahl: Wie weiter mit Libertas?". Eigentümlich frei. 
  5. ^ "Libertas misses deadline to register German candidates". Irish Times. 2 April 2009. 
  6. ^ "Wahlbewerber AUF". bundeswahlleiter.de. 
  7. ^ "AUF-Partei und Libertas schließen Bündnis für EU-Wahlen im Juni". auf-partei.de. 12 May 2009. 
  8. ^ "Germany: AUF party and Libertas form alliance for the EU elections". libertas.eu.